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Recall: Hoya Surgical Optics Pulls Intraocular Lenses amid Adverse Event Reports

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 10:29am
Mass Device

Singapore medical device maker Hoya Surgical Optics recalls its intraocular lenses after receiving international reports of higher than expected rates of inflammation and endophthalmitis.

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Singapore-based Hoya Surgical Optics recalled 5 models of its intraocular lenses after receiving reports of higher-than expected rates of inflammation from doctors in several countries.

Healthcare regulators in the U.K. and in Australia have both reported the recall, asking doctors to stop using the implants immediately.

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