AMO Contact Lens Solution Recalled

If you wear contact lenses and you use the AMO Complete Moisture Plus solution, please note the product is recalled for possibly causing eye problems. Here’s an excerpt of the press release:

“SANTA ANA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 25, 2007–In response to information received today from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding eye infections from Acanthamoeba, a naturally occurring water-borne organism which can contribute to serious corneal infections, Advanced Medical Optics (AMO) (NYSE:EYE) is immediately and voluntarily recalling its Complete® MoisturePlus(TM) contact lens solutions. … … The CDC estimates a risk of at least seven times greater for those who used Complete® MoisturePLUS(TM) solution versus those who did not.

AMO asks that consumers stop using the solution immediately and call 1-888-899-9183. You leave your address info and AMO will send you a kit for returning the product.

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