The Centers for Disease control recently suggested the global recall by Bausch and Lomb in May of 2006 concerning its defective contact lens solution ReNu with MoistureLoc may have prevented a much larger out break in relation the eye fungal infection fusarium keratitis.
According to CNN.com
“We feel pretty confident that the outbreak is over,” said CDC researcher Benjamin Park, who has studied the outbreak since the first reports of the infection in the United States in early March.
As of June 30, the researchers had identified 164 confirmed cases of patients infected with the fungal infection fusarium keratitis. Of those, 94 percent, or 154 patients wore soft contact lenses.
It is believed however there are many more cases aside from those referenced above who used ReNu with MositureLoc and developed serious eye complications. If you or a loved one used ReNu and developed fusarium keratitis contact one of our personal injury attorneys today to protect your rights..
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