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Family Care Eye Wash Lawsuit

Family Care Eye Wash Lawsuit

A recall has been issued for Family Care® Eye Wash due to bacterial contamination, which could cause a sight-threatening eye infection.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Family Care Eye Wash induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with an eye infection, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Defective Medical Device Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

What Are Eye Drops?

Eye drops, eyewash, and irrigating solutions consist of sterile, purified water that is used to rinse the eyes. They relieve itching, irritation, discomfort, stinging, or to remove foreign objects or chemicals (chlorine from pools, for example).

Family Care Eye Wash Recall

In September 2016, a nationwide recall was issued for Family Care Eye Wash due to microbial contamination that could cause an eye infection. No illnesses have been reported yet. The issue was discovered when a complaint about the product was sent to the manufacturer.

What Products Were Recalled?

Lot#ExpirationUPC Number
G1590107/31/2018780707005828
G1590207/31/2018780707005828
G1590307/31/2018780707005828
G1590407/31/2018780707005828
G1690905/30/2019780707005828

FDA Recommendation

Anyone who experienced an eye infection after using this product should report it to the FDA. According to the agency:

“Use of a contaminated product could be calamitous for any population since there is a reasonable probability of a potentially sight threatening eye infection.”

Eye Infections and Vision Loss

Eye infections occur when bacteria invade the eyes. Infections can occur in the eyeball or conjunctiva, which are membranes lining the outer eye and inner eyelid. Infections inside the eyeball or on its surface can cause scarring and permanent vision loss or blindness.

Symptoms of an Eye Infection

  • Red eyes
  • Pain
  • Discharge (may be crusty when you wake up)
  • Watery eyes
  • Dry eyes
  • Itching
  • Blurry vision
  • Sensitivity to light

Do I have a Eye Wash Infection Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Family Care Eye Wash induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with an eye infection, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Defective Medical Device Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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