Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Case against B+L’s ReNu Dismissed

“A New York judge has dismissed hundreds of claims over Bausch & Lomb's contact-lens solution, rejecting plaintiffs' attempt to submit recent scientific studies on the link between ReNu ML and eye infections,” reports Thomson Reuters. “New York Supreme Court Justice Shirley Kornreich granted Bausch & Lomb's motion for summary judgment, dismissing a group of cases consolidated in New York state court…ReNu ML was pulled from the shelves in 2006 following an outbreak of fusarium keratitis…. Later that year, the Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published findings that ReNu ML users ran a higher risk of developing fusarium infections.” Read more.

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