CooperVision Avaira Contact Lense Recall Helpline Announced for People Injured By CooperVision

Injury Lawyer Network Announces a New Helpline for Children Injured By the CooperVision Avaira Toric Contact Lenses. The Helpline will assist in answering questions and connecting callers to a CooperVision Recall Lawyer
By: Injury lawyer Network
March 21, 2012 - PRLog -- The CooperVision Contact Lenses Child  Helpline Assists  Parents of Children who have eye injuries due to the  CooperVision recall. This is another helpline which is part of the Injury lawyer Network new concept in assisting people injured by dangerous drugs and medical devices. According to Lisa Spitzer, who is a medical social worker "people prefer to speak to a helpline educated medical staff before talking directly to a lawyer. The Helplines offer support and direction. We hear from many people on a daily basis and many are mothers whose child has eye injuries from the contact lenses. They are seeking help and information about their legal rights. We answer their questions and put them in touch with a lawyer. Mothers are very distraught about the eye injuries that have been inflicted upon their child. Many need to know what they have to do medically. Should they go back to the Doctor ? Remove the lenses? We advise them to seek medical advise immediately. Sometime a lawyer is not their first priority. They are frightened and not sure what to do."

Spitzer goes on to report that "On October 14, 2011 the FDA issued a level 1 recall of CooperVision Avaira Toric and Avaira Sphere contact lenses. Our research shows that  this recall is a result of numerous reports of contract lens wearers experiencing hazy vision and discomfort. The contact lens has also caused severe eye pain and eye injuries requiring medical treatment. The recall effects over 600,000 lenses made between November 1 and August 3, 2011 which represents about 10 percent of all contact lenses sold throughout the United States during that period.  These lenses were sold at most major retailers including Costco, Wal-Mart, and LensCrafters."

According to FDA reports, cnildren who have used CooperVision AVAIRA Toric contact lenses have experienced cornea injuries and other eye problems as a result of these recalled contact lenses.  The cornea is the transparent dome that covers the colored area (iris) of the eye.  The cornea focuses the rays of light that enter the eye and allows us to see clearly. The Coopervision Helpline for people with eye injuries from the contact lenses is here to assist parents of children and teens who have questions and would like to consult with a lawyer.

The FDA report notes that  children have suffered from corneal edema, corneal abrasion and torn corneas as a result of wearing defective  CooperVision AVAIRA toric contact lenses.  Children have also complained about having the sensation of "foreign-body" sensation in the eye; blurred vision; decrease in vision; eye pain or stinging and burning in the eye; light sensitivity; redness of the eye, "bloodshot" eyes; swollen eyelids and watery eyes or increased tearing. "Many of the child eye injuries are even more severe" said Spitzer. "Parents want answers and are very upset, many are taking their children to the ER".

This recall is the result of a certain level of residue left on the lens as a result of the manufacturing process.  This residue when it comes into contract with an eye can cause a large range of problems from temporary eye irritation to long term vision issues.

If you experience hazy vision, unusual discomfort or any other type of site problems with your Avaira lenses, please remove your lenses immediately and contact your eye doctor.  

If you have suffered an injury as a result of CooperVision contact lenses, you may be entitled to compensation.  If you would like to talk to  a medical MSW in order to understand your rights and contact a CooperVision lawyer the helpline is here for you.  According to FDA reports, chidren who have used CooperVision AVAIRA Toric contact lenses have experienced cornea injuries and other eye problems as a result of these recalled contact lenses.  The cornea is the transparent dome that covers the colored area (iris) of the eye.  The cornea focuses the rays of light that enter the eye and allows us to see clearly.  The CooperVision Contact lense Helpline for parents of children effected by this recall and have eye injuries. You may have   questions as to your legal rights and wonder what to do next. Call 1 877 522-2123 to reach the Helpline. http://Injurylawyernetwork.net

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Injury Lawyer Network has a series of helplines for people injured by dangerous drugs and medical devices. This includes an Actos Helpline, Mirena IUD Helpline, Mesothelioma Helpline, Tylenol Helpline and now the Helpline for the CooperVision recall Contact lense eye injuries. Contact http://injurylawyernetwork.net or cl 1 877 522 2123
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