Collaboration Finally Pays Off

Health Canada has announced that cosmetic contact lenses will now be viewed in the same light as prescription contact lenses. This means that cosmetic contacts will have to meet the same standard of quality and labeling as prescription lenses. Historically, these lenses have been available to the public without ECP involvement because the laws that govern contact lenses federally used the word “prescription’” contact lenses in the legislation. Because Plano Cosmetic Contacts have no prescription Health Canada allowed them to be sold in non-regulated environments (eg. drug stores, hair dressing salons, and party stores). As ECP’s, we all know that the risks involved in wearing contact lenses are mostly related to the lens physically on the eye with the prescription component being more of a symptomatic issue with a lessor possibility of harm. Continue reading Collaboration Finally Pays Off