Experts agree on need to standardize testing for contact lens products

Most scientific experts concur that existing testing methods for contact lenses and solutions should be reviewed. In September, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health along with organized ophthalmology and optometry hosted a workshop involving scientists, clinicians and industry experts with the goal of formulating a consensus for new standards and guidelines for improving microbiological test methods as well as patient education.While the panelists did not reach a complete consensus on all the issues addressed in the workshop, they did find some agreement in several (Read more...)

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