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FDA approves more medical devices

JAMA. 1981;246(18):2014. doi:10.1001/jama.1981.03320180008006.
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During the period November 1980 through August 1981, the Bureau of Medical Devices of the Food and Drug Administration approved premarket approval applications for the following medical devices:

  1. Contact lens solutions:

    • LC-65 Daily Soft (hydrophilic) Contact Lens Cleaner, a cleaning solution for both hard and soft contact lenses, made by Allergan, Inc, Irvine, Calif.

    • A soft (hydrophilic) contact lens thermal disinfection system for the cleaning, rinsing, disinfecting, and storing of soft contact lenses, manufactured by Alcon Laboratories, Inc, Fort Worth, Tex.

    • Pliagel Cleaning Solution for soft contact lenses, manufactured by Cooper Vision, Inc, Mountain View, Calif.

    • Combiflex Hydrophilic Contact Lens Solution, a cleaning and disinfecting solution for soft lenses, made by Burton Parsons and Co, Washington, DC.

    • Barnes-Hind Soft Mate Comfort Drops, a lubricating and rewetting solution for use while contact lenses are being worn, manufactured by Barnes-Hind Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Sunnyvale, Calif.

  2. Hydrophilic contact lenses for nonaphakic extended


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