Medical device alert issued in UK for Hoya one-piece IOLs

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has issued a medical device alert in the United Kingdom for five Hoya one-piece foldable posterior-chamber IOL models due to higher than expected rates of inflammation and endophthalmitis observed after implantation, according to a news release.Trace residual foreign particles were discovered on the NY-60, iSert 250, iSert 251, iSert Toric 351 and iSert Toric 311 model numbers, the release said. Hoya issued a voluntary recall of the devices in February while the company is investigating whether the foreign particles may be linked to (Read more...)

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