FDA Panel Recommends Approval for Bausch & Lomb's Trulign Toric Eye Implant
4/9/2013 8:56:00 AM
An FDA advisory panel votes to recommend approval for the Trulign Toric, Bausch + Lomb's first-of-a-kind intraocular lens for patients who have had a cataract removed. An FDA advisory panel agreed today to recommend that the federal watchdog agency approve Bausch + Lomb's first-of-a-kind intraocular lens for patients who have had a cataract removed and would like to, without glasses, have improved distance vision and reduced residual refractive cylinder. The panel voted 10-0 with 2 abstentions that Bausch + Lomb proved the Trulign Toric posterior chamber intraocular lens is safe; 10-1 with 1 abstention that the device is effective; and 10-1 with 1 abstention that its benefits outweight its risks.
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