Patient safety alliance briefs Senate staff on counterfeit contact lenses

January 08, 2019

Healio News - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety sponsored a briefing for U.S. Senate Policy Staff on the medical dangers and safety threats posed by counterfeit contact lenses in Washington.

A 2017 study conducted by the FDA found that 60% of counterfeit lenses tested were positive for microbial contamination, according to a press release from the alliance.

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