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US defines non-corrective contact lenses as devices:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

US Congress has approved a bill that allows the FDA to regulate non-corrective contact lenses as medical devices. Decorative lenses dispensed without a prescription or fitting from a licensed professional have been linked to corneal ulcers and other eye problems. The US House cleared the bill unanimously last week. The Senate version was approved without objection in July.

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