FDA approves Bausch + Lomb’s ClearVisc OVD

Bausch + Lomb’s ClearVisc dispersive ophthalmic viscosurgical device has received FDA approval for use in ophthalmic surgery, according to a press release.
ClearVisc protects the cornea from thermal and mechanical damage, and contains sorbitol, which delivers free radical protection, decreasing risk of corneal damage and decompensation during cataract extraction and implantation of IOLs, according to the release.
The product was tested in a multicenter randomized clinical study of 372 subjects. ClearVisc produced no serious adverse events and met its primary safety and efficacy endpoints.

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