Burning eye fears sparks contact lens solution recall

A contact lens solution has been recalled by the manufacturer following the discovery of a potential fault which could cause eye irritation or possibly more serious consequences.

Monday, 14th November 2016, 12:18 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 16:03 pm
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The recall is of Bausch + Lomb’s Hydro + Peroxide Solution (360ml), an all-in-one solution for use with soft and silicon hydrogel contact lenses.

The company have found a problem where residual peroxide could remain in the lens case after the neutralisation process. This could result in burning/stinging, irritation, red eye and in rare circumstances other more serious health consequences.

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The recall affects all batch codes of the product, which should not be used.

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Instead, the company are advising customers to return the affected products to store where a full refund will be given. No receipt is required.

Further details can be obtained from Bausch + Lomb's Customer Services directly on 0845 602 2350 or email cs.vc.uk@bausch.com.

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