Bausch & Lomb Pulls Lens-Solution

There are 1 comment on the KEYE story from May 15, 2006, titled Bausch & Lomb Pulls Lens-Solution. In it, KEYE reports that:

Bausch & Lomb Inc. said Monday it has permanently removed from markets worldwide a contact-lens solution that has been linked by health authorities to an outbreak of rare fungal infections that can cause ...

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cktirumalai

Washington, DC

#1 May 17, 2006
It is important that potentially harmful preparations, optical and other, not be in the market in the first place. There are quite a few instances of medical devices and pills which have not been tested over a period of time entering the market. What about all those people who took Vioxx for osteoarthritis, thinking it safe? The bottomline should not be allowed to overide safety. If companies do not police themselves, others have to do so. Unfortunately the regulators are sometimes employed by companies as reseachers and consultants.

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