In the past two years, colored contact lenses have gone through another period of rapid development and become an indispensable part of young people’s make-up fashion.
HANGZHOU, CHINA, March 17, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Ophthalmologist reminds consumers not to ignore possible eye health problems in addition to focusing on the styles of colored contact lenses.
Due to the fragility of the eye, poor cleaning habits or substandard contact lenses can easily damage the cornea, causing infection and accompanying risk of vision loss. The uneven colored contact lenses market makes it a constant concern for consumers to choose compliant and reliable products.
Importance of FDA Registration Information
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a regulatory department to protect public health. It has been cracking down on inferior contact lenses since the last century. As the Class III medical devices, contact lenses require premarket submissions. They can only be marketed after registering with the FDA.
According to FDA regulation, compliance registration from production to sales can facilitate the supervision of products and allow consumers to report product problems and complaints. With FDA-approved contact lenses, consumers can ensure the followings:
– Products have been tested for efficiency and safety.
– Products are safe, sanitary, and properly labeled.
– Manufacturing practices and quality control standards have been met.
– The manufacturer will work with your doctor to stand behind the performance and safety of the contact lenses.
Conversely, some brands that have not been registered with the FDA will not be able to protect consumers’ legitimate rights effectively. Therefore, when purchasing colored contact lenses, consumers must choose carefully to avoid encountering unscrupulous merchants.
How to check registration information on FDA official website?
The first thing to note is that there is no certificate for FDA registration. The FDA registration certificate placed on some brands’ websites is insufficient to prove that their products comply with FDA regulations. Consumers can check the authenticity of the brand’s FDA registration information by performing the following steps on the FDA official website:
1. Open the Establishment Registration and Device Listing query page (https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfRL/rl.cfm).
2. Enter the brand’s name in the “Proprietary Name” search box.
3. Check the registration information that pops up. It can shows that the product is reliable.
Also, be wary that some brands may choose to register only some of their products with the FDA. Consumers can opt for checking the product’s logistics information. If the product is shipped from a non-US warehouse, it is possible that not all of its products are FDA-approved.
Professionals hope that consumers can be more sensitive to the FDA registration information of colored contact lenses and master the skills of checking FDA registration information, ensuring that consumer rights can be efficiently protected by the FDA.
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