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He has nearly 20 years' experience in the soft contact lens and lens care business, having worked in a variety of positions with several leading companies, including Allergan and the eye care division of Biocompatibles.
Bausch and Lomb introduced the first soft contact lens in 1971.
Cavanagh's latest research has demonstrated that the more oxygen that passes through a soft contact lens, the fewer bacteria get a chance to stick to the eye's surface cells and cause trouble.
Improper use of solutions has been linked to a potentially blinding condition among soft contact lens wearers.
Now thanks to Quick CARE(TM), an innovative new lens care system introduced last month by CIBA Vision, soft contact lens wearers can clean and disinfect their lenses in just five minutes.
MIAMI -- Cornea specialists at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have documented an increased incidence of an aggressive form of fungal corneal infection that appears to be related to soft contact lens use.
19 /PRNewswire/ -- CIBA Vision Corporation, a subsidiary of CIBA-Geigy Corporation, and a leading manufacturer of soft contact lenses and lens care solutions, received approval from the Food & Drug Administration on January 10, 1994, to market a new soft contact lens care system, the company announced.
In an editorial accompanying the two research reports, Smith writes: "Since wearing a soft contact lens continuously for even a week substantially increases the risk of ulcerative keratitis, and since patients are likely to push beyond any suggested guidelines, there is concern that this change does not go far enough in warning the patients of the risk.