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Date TimeSeptember 27, 2019
VoiceContact lens wearers are being urged to check their products before using them because there are faulty batches in circulation that could scratch their eyes. 
Johnson & Johnson Contact Lenses Recalled Over Fears They Might Scratch Your Eyes
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is urging those who use Johnson & Johnson Acuvue daily disposable contact lenses to make themselves aware of the products that have been recalled. 
The recall affects certain batches of 1-day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism lenses, it said. If not already contacted, customers should return these lenses to their supplier.
“The affected lots may have particles on the contact lens or in the contact lens blister solution,” the MHRA notice explains. Related... You Can Now Recycle Your Used Contact Lenses For The First Time “If the particles are not noticed before insertion into the eye, this could cause eye redness or discomfort or corneal abrasion (damage [in the form on small scratches] to the surface of the eye). There have been no reports of serious adverse events to date.”
Johnson & Johnson has notified affected opticians and optometrists, recalling the affected lots and has instructed them to contact patients who may have received the affected product. Contact lens users who are concerned should speak to their optician or optometrist.
“Our top priority is patient safety and we hold ourselves to high standards for product quality and customer satisfaction,” said Jakob Sveen, general manager UK, Johnson & Johnson Vision.
“We remain fully committed to serving our customers with safe and effective products. We recognise the inconvenience this causes you, sincerely apologise, and appreciate your assistance in expediting return of the affected product.”Related... Showering With Your Contact Lenses In Could Lead To This Infection Customers can check if their products are affected by checking the lot number of the lens boxes against the list published by Johnson & Johnson. Lot numbers are displayed on the back or side of each carton of 28 lenses, as well as on the foil cover of individual lenses.The affected batches are: 1. 1-Day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism
Product spec: BC 8.5, -6.00D/-0.75 X 180
Master lot number: 395749
30-Pack lot numbers:
395749010139574901023957490103395749010439574901053957490106395749010739574901083957490109395749011039574901113957490112
2. 1-Day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism
Product spec: BC 8.5, -6.00D/-1.75 X 180
Master lot number: 395750
30-Pack lot numbers:
395750010139575001023957500103395750010439575001053957500106395750010739575001083957500109395750011039575001113957500112
3. 1-Day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism
Product spec: BC 8.5, -3.50D/-0.75 X 180
Master lot number: 395751
30-Pack lot numbers:
39575101013957510102395751010339575101043957510105READ MORE: These Are The Physical Symptoms Of Stress You've Probably Never Heard Of Don't Flush Your Contact Lenses Down The Loo! (Turns Out You Can't Recycle Them Either) Surgeons Remove Contact Lens Lodged In Woman's Eye For 28 Years

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