Standeffer and Harbin Warns Consumers of Dangerous Contact Lenses Being Sold For Halloween
Many of these lenses are being sold illegally and do not meet federal health and safety standards.
According to local ophthalmologists some of these lenses can cause cuts and ulcers as well as bacterial infections. In more serious cases it can lead to eye surgery and even blindness. According to Dr. Kurt Heitman of Southern Eye Associates in Greenville the lenses have a 15-fold increase of infection.
Although illegal to sell, many Halloween shops, novelty stores, and beauty stores stock them as Halloween nears. Buyers will also turn to online vendors to find these colorful contacts.
Standeffer and Harbin would like to warn consumers of how dangerous using these contacts is and that costumers seeking colorful lenses should reach out to a local eye professionals.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a dangerous product, the victim may be entitled to compensation for property damage, medical expenses, lost wages, and more.
Contact our Spartanburg defective product lawyers today to determine what your legal rights are by visiting www.shglawyers.com.
About Standeffer & Harbin
Standeffer & Harbin is committed to helping all those who have been injured by the actions or negligence of another person or entity. The personal injury law firm based in Anderson, South Carolina handles a variety of different claims including criminal law, auto accidents, defective products, dram shop liability, drunk driving and dui, medical malpractice, motorcycle accidents, nursing home abuse, personal injury, slip and fall, social security disability, truck accidents, workers compensation and wrongful death.
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