I just got back from a long-overdue visit to the local vision-correction emporium, where I learned that for all these years, I’ve been fumbling through life only able to see 480 lines of resolution through my contact lenses. But now there are HD contact lenses. Bausch & Lomb’s PureVision2 HD lenses have been out for some time now, and I’m just learning about this upgrade to reality now. [More]
A Bausch & Lomb plant in South Carolina has cleared inspection after failing last year in an investigation following an outbreak of a rare and dangerous eye infection caused by its MoistureLoc contact solution.
Symptoms for Fungal keratitis include:
Here’s an eyewitness account of a user of the infamous Bausch & Lomb Renu Moisture Loc contact lens solution. She went blind in one eye. From the NYT:
Baush & Lomb, scraping the craggy fungal barnacle crust from its eyes, announced today it will permanently pull from the worldwide markets its MoistureLoc contact lens solution linked to a rare eye fungus. Shares rose nearly 9%.
Fungus is even more so among us.