Abbott receives CE mark for next generation CL disinfection solution

Jun 16, 2010

A new disinfecting technology for soft contact lenses from Abbott has received European regulatory approval. Complete RevitaLens Multipurpose Disinfecting Solution was developed in partnership with the Holden Vision Institute.

A new disinfecting technology for soft contact lenses from Abbott has received European regulatory approval. Complete RevitaLens Multipurpose Disinfecting Solution was developed in partnership with the Holden Vision Institute, which also helped to develop Silicone Hydrogel lenses.

“This advanced, next-generation solution establishes a new standard of disinfecting technology for contact lens wearers,” said Jim Mazzo, senior vice president, Abbott Medical Optics. “ Proper contact lens care, including a rub and rinse regimen using Complete RevitaLens Multipurpose Disinfecting Solution, will help patients achieve clean and comfortable lenses, extended wear times, and overall enhanced lens- wearing satisfaction. ”

Abbott plans to begin shipment of Complete RevitaLens Multipurpose Disinfecting Solution in select European markets this June with a full commercial launch in Europe by year end.