LightEyez MSM Eye Drops tested positive for dangerous bacterial contamination that could cause severe, life-threatening infections or death.
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LightEyez MSM Eye Drops Recall
On August 22, 2023, the FDA warned consumers not to buy or use LightEyez MSM Eye Drops (Eye Repair) and due to a risk of severe infections.
The FDA also issued a warning for Dr. Berne’s MSM Eye Drops after a bottle tested positive for bacterial and fungal growth. Two injuries were reported.
What Bacteria Was Found in LightEyez MSM Eye Drops?
LightEyez MSM Eye Drops (Eye Repair) tested positive for several types of bacteria that could cause infections, including:
- Pseudomonas, spp.
- Mycobacterium, spp.
- Mycolicibacterium, spp.
- Methylorubrum, spp.
LightEyez Eye Drops Contain Illegal Unapproved Drug
LightEyez MSM Eye Drops contain methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) as an active ingredient. “These products are unapproved drugs and illegally marketed in the U.S.,” according to the FDA. There are no legal eye drop products that contain MSM as an active ingredient.
LightEyez MSM Eye Drops Recall
The FDA contacted the manufacturer of LightEyez MSM Eye Drops to discuss contamination issues, but the company “has not responded to FDA or taken action to protect consumers,” according to the FDA.
What is MSM?
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a sulfur-containing chemical that is used in dietary supplements for a variety of health problems.
“There is no good scientific evidence to support most of these uses,” according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), but some people use MSM as an anti-inflammatory agent for joint pain, arthritis, allergy relief, and other conditions.
LightEyez Eye Drops Test Positive for Pseudomonas Bacteria
LightEyez MSM Eye Drops tested positive for Pseudomonas bacteria, which caused a deadly outbreak of infections in early 2023. The outbreak was linked to EzriCare Artificial Tears Eye Drops from Walmart and other stores.
What is Pseudomonas?
Pseudomonas is a particularly dangerous strain of bacteria because infections are highly resistant to antibiotics. Many people who developed eye infections with Pseudomonas suffered vision loss, permanent blindness, needed surgery to remove their infected eyeball, or died when the infection spread to their bloodstream.
Symptoms of an Eye Infection
- Eye pain
- Eye discharge (yellow, green, or watery)
- Itching or irritation
- Redness of the eye or eyelid
- Feeling like something is in the eye (foreign body sensation)
- Sensitivity to light
- Blurry vision
- Vision loss
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