Navigation Links
Contact Lenses Implicated in Fungal Infections

There has been a spurt of fungal infections in contact lens wearers and this week has seen three cases being reported as against the seven reported last month. //This takes the overall cases since May last year to 22. All patients have suffered corneal infections and the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) has treated 19 such cases.

Almost all patients used Bausch and Lomb's (B&L) ReNu with MoistureLoc solution and the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) is investigating the same. B&L said that it would stop selling the product although conclusive evidence was lacking. "It could be because more people are using contact lenses. And people do abuse their lenses, as they would wear them for four or five years without bothering to clean them," said Contact Lens Practitioners board member Roland Izaac, adding that he was surprised at the number of infections. The SNEC said that around 300,000 and 400,000 people use contact lenses in the country.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Implantable Contact Lens Found Safe and Effective
2. Contact Lenses Found To Slow Progression Of Myopia in Kids
3. Alarm Raised for Contact Lens Wearers
4. Contact Lens Care Products Results In Eye Infection
5. Reports Characterize Fungal Eye Infections Among Soft Contact Lens Wearers
6. Investigations Reveal That Infections Due To Contact lens Could Cause Blindness
7. Laser Surgery Safer Than Contact Lenses?
8. Contact Lenses For Younger Children Also
9. Physical Contact With Parents can Help Premature Babies
10. In the Eye of a Storm- B&L Contact Lens Solution Recalled
11. Contact Lenses Found To Slow Progression Of Myopia in Kids
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/26/2017)... , ... May 26, 2017 , ... ... first ever copper, antimicrobial, mesh back 24/7 task chair specifically designed for clinical ... “We are thrilled to partner with Cupron® to provide customers with a ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... After raising nearly $30,000 on Kickstarter , ... be available at a discounted crowdfunding price on Indiegogo . , “Along with ... also wanted to bring a fidget toy to the market that was made of ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2017 , ... Silver Birch ... community, which is located on more than four acres of land at 5620 Sohl ... , The 103,000 square-foot building includes 125 studio and one-bedroom apartments. Each of ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... Dr. Alex Rabinovich, a highly-skilled oral surgeon specializing in ... post on insurance options. If a Bay Area patient has to search for a ... money. Visiting an in-network provider for a second opinion can ensure a patient receives ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... “THE FLINTHILLS FAMILY-Our Journey to the Cross”: the personal journey of Bob ... is the creation of published authors, Bob and Margaret Massey. Bob Massey is small ... "panther quick and leather tough." His love for others is apparent in all of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/26/2017)... 25, 2017  In response to the opioid epidemic ... Relief is working with Pfizer to make up to ... cost to community health centers, free and charitable clinics, ... "Pfizer has a long-standing commitment to improving ... patient safety through educational activities," said Caroline Roan ...
(Date:5/18/2017)... , May 18, 2017  Two Bayer U.S. ... Association (HBA) during its recent 28 th ... City.  The event showcases HBA,s longstanding mission of furthering ... of healthcare. Cindy Powell-Steffen , senior ... U.S. Radiology division, and Libby Howe , a ...
(Date:5/11/2017)... 11, 2017  Thornhill Research Inc. ( ... an $8,049,024 USD five-year, firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract by ... Commercial Corporation (CCC) ( Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ... administer general anesthesia to patients requiring emergency medical ... US Marine Corps have been a longtime partner ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: