Wednesday, October 17, 2012
More Injuries, More Warnings
"They may be "eye-catching", but Illinois officials are warning consumers to stay away from colored contact lenses," says NBC News Illinois affiliate CI News Now. "According to a press release from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), a central Illinois convenience store surrendered 41 boxes and 54 single-lens non-prescription colored contact lenses on Tuesday. This occurred after a school nurse reported to investigators that a student received minor eye injuries from wearing the contacts purchased at the store." Read more'.