Australian Sues Advanced Medical Optics, USA for Losing Vision to Acanthamoeba Keratitis from Contact Lens Solution
Tristan Mirapuri has decided to file a lawsuit against the American contact lens solution manufacturer Advanced Medical Optics in the Orange County court. Reason? He finds the eye solution to be responsible for his partial blindness, reports the Australian Associated Press.
This 33 year old Australian citizen claimed that he was suffering from partial blindness months after using this contact lens solution. In an exclusive interview with AAP, his lawyer told that Mirapuri was suffering from acanthamoeba keratitis after using the solution.
not so clean
Acanthamoeba keratitis is an infection that can cause blindness. Improper contact lens and not so clean lens are probable reasons behind the problem. To conclude, this lens manufacturer, Advanced Medical Optics is facing several such charges from the users.