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May 27, 2007

Contact Lens Solution Pulled Over Link to Infection

Topics: Medical Science News

oct02_sec3_fig2.jpgIf you're using AMO Complete Moisture Plus Multi-Purpose Solution to clean and store soft contact lenses, made by Advanced Medical Optics of Santa Ana, Calif., you might want to consider tossing it in the trash can, instead.

And be sure to toss your current contact lenses and the lens storage case, as well, because they may harbor an infection-causing amoeba. Epidemiologists at the disease at the CDC say they have identified 138 laboratory confirmed cases of Acanthamoeba keratitis, that have occurred throughout the country since January 2005.

Posted by Richard at May 27, 2007 7:01 AM

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