Is there a recall on contact lenses?

Is there a recall on contact lenses?

We are voluntarily recalling limited lots of ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses in the United States and Canada because they do not meet quality standards. Importantly, no serious adverse events have been reported due to these issues. We have already taken measures to help ensure these issues do not recur.

Are FreshLook contacts being discontinued?

FreshLook Colors are not being discontinued by Ciba Vision. Although their packaging has recently been redesigned, the lenses are exactly the same. You can still purchase them as usual.

Has FreshLook Colorblends been discontinued?

Freshlook Colorblends – Discontinued | Authorized Acuvue Contact Lenses, Bausch & Lomb Contact Lenses, Ciba Vision Contact Lenses & Coopervision Contact Lenses retailer.

What has happened to Boston contact lens solution?

Bausch + Lomb is conducting a voluntary recall of certain batches of its Biotrue, ReNu, Boston cleaner, Boston conditioning solution (including multipacks), and Boston® Simplus Multi-Action contact lens solution with specific LOT numbers. No other Bausch & Lomb products or LOTs are affected by this voluntary recall.

What has happened to Bausch and Lomb?

Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health business, is conducting a voluntary recall of certain lots of contact lens solution, eye lubricant, and eye wash products including BioTrue, ReNu, Boston, Sensitive Eyes, EasySept, Boots, and Specsavers products with an expiry date between May 2021 and February 2024.

Is Air Optix being discontinued?

Recently, Alcon announced that they will discontinue their popular Air Optix Aqua family of contact lenses on September 29th, 2021. Below, we’ll explain more about why this lens is being discontinued, and some alternatives you have.

Are Air Optix contacts being discontinued?

As of September 30, 2021 all Air Optix Aqua products, including Toric (for Astigmatism) and Multifocal will be discontinued and replaced with Air Optix plus HydraGlyde®, a new lens developed by Alcon Inc.

Why has contact lens solution been withdrawn?

Parent company Bausch + Lomb has taken the decision to voluntarily recall the affected products because it cannot confirm its bottle supplier’s conformance to its sterilisation process compliance requirements.

Why was complete contact solution discontinued?

The company issued a massive recall and discontinued the solution worldwide. Since then, there has been a handful of less-widespread recalls, set off by issues ranging from bacterial contamination in a Chinese plant to the detection of trace amounts of iron that could cause lens cleaner to lose its effectiveness.

Why has Bausch and Lomb been recalled?

Is Air Optix for Astigmatism being discontinued?

ready and waiting. DISCONTINUED: Alcon, the manufacturer of the Air Optix® for Astigmatism lenses, has decided to discontinue this product effective immediately. Their inventories will be permanently depleted over time as orders are received.

What is the difference between Air Optix Aqua and Air Optix?

Air Optix Aqua vs Air Optix HydraGlyde Air Optix Aqua contact lenses can be worn for a month of daily wear or a week of extended wear. They provide premium comfort and moisture all day long. While, Air Optix HydraGlyde contact lenses are the latest addition to the Air Optix family.

Which is Better Air Optix or biofinity?

Biofinity has a higher oxygen permeability than Air Optix Aqua. In addition to this, it caters for a wider prescription range with Biofinity XR and therefore could be considered a better lens for these reasons. They both fall within a similar price range but with Biofinity also being slightly cheaper than Air Optix.

Why can’t I buy Bausch and Lomb contact lens cleaner?

One of the main world manufacturers of contact lens solutions, Bausch & Lomb had a compliance issue at their bottling plants over 6 months ago and they chose to cease production of all their contact solutions. This led to a major drop in availability, in particular with gas permeable solutions.

Is it OK to change contact lens solution brand?

If your lenses feel gummy or you experience stinging, watering, excessive blinking or squinting, try switching to a brand name solution. You may be sensitive/allergic to preservatives used in your current solution or the solution may not be removing deposits that build up on your lenses over time.

Is hydrogen peroxide contact solution better?

If you have sensitive eyes, hydrogen peroxide solution is recommended. This is because this type of solution contains no preservatives. In addition, hydrogen peroxide solution has a stronger disinfecting capacity. Peroxide solution can be used for all types of soft contact lenses, including silicone hydrogel lenses.

What happened to Bausch and Lomb contact lens solution?

Are Air Optix being discontinued?

Which is Better Air Optix or Acuvue?

Which is better Acuvue or Air Optix? When considering which lens is better Acuvue Oasys or Air Optix Plus HydraGlyde, you’ll find that they both offer outstanding qualities. However, on comparison, you’ll find that Air Optix Plus HydraGlyde offer a lower price.

What is the difference between Air Optix HydraGlyde and Air Optix Aqua?

According to Dr. Jennifer Lyerly in the journal Optometric Management, you can use your old Air Optix Aqua prescription to purchase the new Air Optix Plus Hydraglyde. This is because these two brands of contact lenses are the same material and same size. The only difference is the new wetting agent (called HydraGlyde).