Navigation Links
Eyelash Extension Adhesives May Cause Bad Reactions
Date:5/16/2013

THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- For those who aren't born with long, fluttery eyelashes, cosmetic extensions can help achieve that often sought-after look. But eye experts warn that the adhesives used to apply these eyelash extensions can cause allergies and infections.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) warns that among the potential dangers associated with cosmetic eyelash extensions and the adhesives used to apply them are infections of the cornea and eyelid, permanent or temporary loss of eyelashes, and eyelid swelling.

The academy said that a recent Consumer Reports article details the cases of several patients who suffered infections and allergic reactions to formaldehyde-based adhesives used with eyelash extensions.

The AAO said consumers should use caution if they're considering eyelash extensions and offered the following advice:

  • Only go to an aesthetician who is certified and working at a reputable business.
  • Ensure that adequate hand washing and proper hygiene is practiced by the aesthetician.
  • Ask about the eyelash adhesive ingredients before getting the extensions applied.

People who develop an infection, allergic reaction or other irritation after using eyelash extensions or other eye products should immediately seek medical attention from an ophthalmologist -- a doctor who specializes in the treatment of eye conditions, the experts noted in an AAO news release.

More information

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers tips for the safe use of eye cosmetics.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: American Academy of Ophthalmology, news release, May 8, 2013


'/>"/>
Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Life Extension Foundation Seeks Volunteers with Alzheimer's to Participate in a Clinical Trial Utilizing a Common Arthritis Drug
2. SF Cable Offers Variety of Color Power and Extension Cords
3. Total Body Extension Bodyweight Exercise Video Revealed by Bodyweight Torch
4. Mississippi Woman’s Injuries Allegedly Caused by Ethicon Inc.’s Transvaginal Mesh Device; Parker Waichman LLP Files Lawsuit
5. Diabetes Drug Actos Caused Bladder Cancer and Wrongful Death of Ohio Man, Alleges Lawsuit Filed by Parker Waichman LLP
6. Salt Institute: IOM Admits Sodium Reduction May Cause Harm, More Studies Needed
7. New Global Study Pinpoints Main Causes of Childhood Diarrheal Diseases, Suggests Effective Solutions
8. Researchers take important step in unlocking what causes congenital heart disease
9. Imprelis Lawsuit Filed by Wright & Schulte LLC on Behalf of Multiple Lawn Care Companies and Property Owners Who Allege Imprelis Use Caused Extensive Tree Damage
10. Da Vinci Surgical Robot Lawsuit News: Robot Maker Says Device Could Cause Internal Burns, Notes Rottenstein Law Group LLP
11. Researchers Pinpoint Cause of Port-Wine Stain Birthmarks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/22/2017)... , ... August 22, 2017 , ... Five Star Glass is new to the Texas ... and replacement of auto glass for most makes and models, in Grand Prairie, TX, located ... , They have been a family owned business for the past 40 years with ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 22, 2017 , ... “Wilderness Voices”: ... of world travel. “Wilderness Voices” is the creation of published author, Martha McKown, ... Martha McKown was inspired as a very young child when her older sisters studied ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... , ... “Covert Awakening”: Walid’s spiritual journey from Islamic terrorist ... a consultant for the Intelligence Community. For more than ten years, she ... region. Julianne has written hundreds of reports for the US government analyzing ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... North Carolina (PRWEB) , ... August 22, 2017 ... ... strategic advisor. Mr. Stewart is the Founder and Managing Member for t4 Leadership ... that have become critical to his definition of “success”: physician leadership development, servant ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... “Call Of Spiritual Duty”: a ... creation of published author, C.S. Lizarde. Growing up on the streets of North ... When Carlos began to apply the Biblical keys to his life, he noticed immediately ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/14/2017)... N.J. and PETACH TIKVAH, Israel ... Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem ... the second quarter ending June 30, 2017. ... stages of preparing for our pivotal Phase 3 trial ... Chaim Lebovits , President and Chief Executive Officer of ...
(Date:8/10/2017)... 2017  Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), acquired the long-standing outpatient ... Colorado . The reputable clinic will continue to be ... with his staff of four clinicians. Lipkin received his doctorate ... over 10 years of experience with a strong background in ... marks the 10th PRN clinic in and around the ...
(Date:8/8/2017)... Second-quarter 2017 revenues of $876 million ... continuing operations Second-quarter 2017 ... million Second-quarter 2017 Sterile ... Second-quarter 2017 adjusted diluted earnings ... to $0.93 Second-quarter 2017 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: