Schmidt & Clark, LLP: FDA Reports Show Abbott Labs Subsidiary Failed to Disclose Parasite Eye Infections Tied to Contact Lens Solution
In an Associated Press story reported
“It confirms our suspicion that AMO knew, or should have known, that there was a significant increase in Acanthamoeba Keratitis cases associated with Complete MoisturePlus,” Mr. Schmidt says in the article.
According to the report obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, inspectors from the FDA discovered that AMO failed to disclose at least nine reported cases of the sight-threatening eye infection Acanthamoeba Keratitis among users of the company’s Complete MoisturePlus contact lens solution.
According to the FDA report, AMO began receiving complaints of serious corneal infections in
AMO finally recalled Complete MoisturePlus in
Currently, more than 150 former users of Complete MoisturePlus are pursuing injury lawsuits against AMO in Orange County Superior Court, including some victims who have lost sight or suffered eye removal. An undetermined number of people suffered vision loss and eye injuries as result of their use of Complete MoisturePlus. To learn more about Acanthamoeba Keratitis or the Complete MoisturePlus Recall please visit the Schmidt & Clark website at www.schmidtandclark.com.
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