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Eye Drop Recalls: Protect Your Vision and Health

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Recently, several eye drop brands have been recalled due to risks of contamination and potential injury. Understanding the dangers associated with these products and the symptoms of eye infections is crucial for maintaining eye health. In this article, we will discuss the recalled products, the injuries they have caused, and how to stay informed about eye drop safety. If you have been affected by any of these recalled eye drops, the Alonso Krangle law firm is here to assist you.

Read more about recalled eye drops and eye injuries.

Recalled Eye Drops and Associated Injuries

EzriCare Artificial Tears Lubricant Eye Drops, distributed by EzriCare, LLC and DELSAM Pharma, were recalled after the FDA issued a warning about potential bacterial contamination. These over-the-counter eye drops were linked to severe eye infections in 55 patients, including one death. The infections were caused by drug-resistant bacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa. If you have this product, stop using it and return it to the place of purchase.

Although not directly linked to injuries, Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Solution, 0.15% by Apotex Corp., and Purely Soothing 15% MSM Drops by Pharmedica USA were also recalled due to potential sterility issues. Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Solution is a prescription medication for open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension, while Purely Soothing MSM Drops are an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory product for eye irritation and swelling. Even though no infections have been reported with these products, it is essential to follow recall instructions and return them to avoid potential risks.

Symptoms of Eye Infections

Eye infections caused by contaminated eye drops can lead to serious complications, including blindness. Symptoms of an eye infection include blurry vision, discharge, pain or discomfort, redness of the eyelid or eye, a sensation of something being in the eye, and increased sensitivity to light. If you experience any of these symptoms, consult an eye care professional immediately for a thorough evaluation and appropriate treatment.

Expert Advice on Eye Drop Safety

Despite the recalls, it is important to note that not all eye drops are unsafe. According to experts like Dr. Jeffrey H. Ma, an ophthalmologist at the UC Davis Eye Center, patients should pay attention to recalls but do not need to stop using all eye drops, as they are safe when used correctly. Preservative-free eye drops, for example, come in disposable single-use vials. As long as people do not touch the tip of the vial to their eyes or keep it for more than a day, these drops are safe and effective for dry eye treatment.

To prevent eye infections, make sure to wash your hands before touching your eyes or eye drops. Always check the expiration date of eye care products and do not use them beyond that date, as they may not be stable or sterile.

Staying Informed and Additional Resources

Staying informed about product recalls is essential to maintaining eye health and preventing potential complications. The FDA website is an excellent source of information on drug recalls. In case you think you may have an eye infection, contact your eye care provider immediately for advice and treatment options.

Sharing information about recalls with friends and family can help raise awareness and protect others from potential harm. It is crucial to stay vigilant and take necessary precautions when using eye care products to avoid potential risks.

If you have experienced an injury or infection related to recalled eye drop products, consider seeking legal assistance. The lawyers at Alonso Krangle are experienced in handling cases involving product recalls and can provide the support and guidance you need. Our team of experts will evaluate your case, help you understand your legal rights, and guide you through the process of seeking compensation for your injuries.

Contact Alonso Krangle LLP if You’ve Been Injured by a Defective Product or Medication

Protecting your vision and overall health is of utmost importance. Being aware of the risks associated with recalled eye drops, understanding the symptoms of eye infections, and following expert advice on eye drop safety is crucial. Staying informed about product recalls and sharing this information with others can help prevent potential harm.

If you or a loved one has been affected by the recalled eye drops, the lawyers at Alonso Krangle are here to help. Call us at (800) 403-6191 for a free consultation and let us assist you in navigating the legal process and seeking the compensation you deserve.

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