Defective medical device used in eye surgery recalled
January 8, 2009
The FDA reported that a defective medical device that was used to perform eye surgery has been recalled.
Advanced Medical Optics, Inc. recalled its product Healon D due to reports of defective medical device injuries following use of the product during eye surgery.
The defective medical device Healon D is an ophthalmic viscosurgical device which maintains space in the eye during eye surgery.
Patients reported defective medical device injuries such as inflammation and Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome.
Texas patients who had eye surgery using Healon D could be victims of Texas defective medical device injuries.