FDA panel evaluates contact lens product testing, lens care guidelines

July 2008
Ocular Surgery News;7/10/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p1
Academic Journal
The article reports that a coalition of ophthalmic organizations emphasized the importance of improving contact lens product testing and adapting standardized lens care guidelines for consumers before a panel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 10, 2008. The coalition recommended that the FDA work closely with the eye care industry. The coalition encouraged the FDA to stop equivalency testing. It is expected that the FDA will endorse the panel's recommendations.


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