What every ophthalmologist should know about fusarium
The use of Bausch & Lomb's ReNu with MoistureLoc contact lens solution can increase the risk of Fusarium keratitis infection, particularly if patients do not use the solution correctly. On May 15, Bausch & Lomb announced a permanent global recall of the product, a decision supported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Report additional cases or information to state health departments or to the CDC by telephone: 800.893.0485. Reports should also be submitted to the FDA via MedWatch by phone at 800.FDA.1088, by fax at 800.FDA.0178 or online through the FDA's Web site. Read the article -