Some contact lens solutions in short supply

May 1, 2006

Three contact lens care solutions made by Ciba Vision are in shortsupply at retailers nationwide, following a temporary shutdown of aCiba manufacturing plant in Ontario. The shortage of Clear Care,Aosept, and AQuify, which clean and disinfect contact lenses, comesat the same time that Bausch & Lomb asked retailers to pull itsReNu with MoistureLoc contact lens solution, which is underinvestigation as a possible cause of a rare eye infection.

Three contact lens care solutions made by Ciba Vision are in short supply at retailers nationwide, following a temporary shutdown of a Ciba manufacturing plant in Ontario. The shortage of Clear Care, Aosept, and AQuify, which clean and disinfect contact lenses, comes at the same time that Bausch & Lomb asked retailers to pull its ReNu with MoistureLoc contact lens solution, which is under investigation as a possible cause of a rare eye infection.

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