FDA grants labeling extension to class 3 contact lenses, IOLS

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on its website that the Center for Devices and Radiological Health has granted a 1-year extension of the Sept. 24, 2014, Unique Device Identification System compliance date for various class 3 medical devices.According to the FDA, the following devices are included: gas-permeable contact lens (extended wear), orthokeratology contact lens (overnight), soft (hydrophilic) contact lens (extended wear), intraocular lens, multifocal IOL, accommodative IOL, toric optics IOL, phakic IOL and iris reconstruction lens.

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