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2006-05-05 12:45:00

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said it has confirmed 102 cases of a serious eye infection that has hurt the fortunes of eye products maker Bausch & Lomb.

2006-05-04 16:33:56

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bausch &

2006-05-04 16:30:00

Bausch & Lomb Inc., under pressure since authorities said its contact lens care products may be linked to a spate of serious eye infections in Asia and the United States, on Thursday said a "handful" of cases of the infection have also been confirmed in Europe.

2006-05-04 08:30:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eye care company Bausch & Lomb Inc. confirmed for the first time its ReNu contact-lens solution has been linked to a "handful" of eye infection cases in Europe, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site on Thursday.

2006-05-04 08:27:17

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eye care company Bausch & Lomb Inc. confirmed for the first time its ReNu contact-lens solution has been linked to a "handful" of eye infection cases in Europe, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site on Thursday.

2006-04-27 07:55:00

Hong Kong's government said on Thursday it alerted Bausch & Lomb Inc. to eye infections in users of its contact lens solution in September 2005, way before the company withdrew its product in February this year.

2006-04-21 14:45:00

The Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it was continuing inspections of Bausch & Lomb facilities where the company makes a contact lens solution that was recalled after reports of serious eye infections in some users.

2006-04-14 00:15:00

A widely used Bausch & Lomb contact lens solution was pulled from major U.S. retailers' shelves on Thursday at the urging of the company, as a lawsuit was filed charging that it failed to disclose the product's link to serious eye infections among users in Asia.

2006-04-13 16:40:00

Bausch & Lomb Inc. was sued in federal court on Thursday in a complaint that accuses the company of failing to disclose to consumers that using its ReNu with MoistureLoc contact lens solution may result in a serious eye infection.

2006-04-13 17:55:17

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Bausch & Lomb on Thursday asked U.S. retailers to remove its ReNu with MoistureLoc contact lens solution from shelves temporarily and said it would run newspaper ads warning consumers not to use the solution, which has been linked to serious eye infections. U.S.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.