In this monthly update, we highlight selected Medical Device Alerts and notices that have been issued recently by MHRA. Please note, this is not an exhaustive list of medical device alerts. For all Medical Device Alerts from MHRA, see Alerts and recalls for drugs and medical devices.
Johnson & Johnson Vision 1-day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism contact lenses. Issued 26 September 2019. Certain lots of contact lenses have been recalled following a limited number of reports of foreign matter on the lens or in the lens blister solution. The Field Safety Notice asks opticians or optometrists to review their inventory and stop use of affected products. Patients who may have received any of the affected contact lenses should be contacted and if they have affected batches, instructed to discontinue use immediately and return the product for replacement.
Article citation: Drug Safety Update volume 13, issue 3: October 2019: 6.