Recall: Coopervision AVAIRA toric and sphere soft contact lenses
Approximately 600,000 to 700,000 AVAIRA toric and sphere soft disposable daily wear contact lenses manufactured between the dates of November 1, 2010 to August 3, 2011 are part of a class 1 recall because of silicone oil residue contamination. The residue can result in:
- Hazy vision
- Severe eye pain
- Eye injury (requiring medical treatment)
The contacts manufactured by Coopervision are used to treat people with vision problems such as near-sightedness, far-sightedness, and astigmatism. Persons using Coopervision contacts should go to the Coopervision website and enter the lot number from the lenses box to see if their lenses were part of the infected product. The website is www.coopervision.com/recall .
The class 1 recall for AVAIRA contact lenses began on August 19, 2011, was expanded in Oct of the same year.
If you or loved one suffered eye injury from the dangerous silicone residue contaminated product Coopervision AVAIRA contact lenses, you may be eligible for damages. Call the Sweeney Law Firm and let us review the facts. If we take your dangerous product injury case, there is no cost for representation unless there is a settlement or recovery of funds made on your behalf.