Saturday, August 17, 2013
Japanese to Investigate Safety of Colored CLs
"The National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan and the Japan Contact Lens Society will conduct joint research to determine if some colored contact lenses may pose a threat to the eyes of users because of poor quality," reports The Japan News. "Some of the lenses have been approved for sale by the central government. Among other things, the research will look into claims that the colored part of contacts can become uncovered and damage corneas. The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry plans to consider remedial measures based on the results of the research." Read more.