When it comes to medical equipment, everyone feels strange and far away from daily life.But did you know that the contact lens, which looks small and ordinary, is actually a medical device, which is under the key control of the state?
Medical apparatus and instruments refer to the instruments and equipment directly or indirectly used in human body.According to the degree of risk, China implements classified management for medical devices, and contact lenses belong to three types of medical devices.Three types of medical devices refer to the medical devices implanted into the human body, used to support and maintain life, or potentially dangerous to the human body, and their safety and effectiveness must be strictly controlled.Contact lenses are not implanted medical devices, but they pose a potential risk to the eye due to long-term contact with the cornea.
During wear, the contact lens is almost glued to the eye ball, with only a thin layer of tear in the middle for lubrication.Human eyes are one of the most important organs, and we have to obtain more than 90% of the external information through the eyes, and the wrong use of contact lenses is very likely to cause corneal infection, the most serious consequences may lead to blindness, which is treading water for young people who love beauty.
Therefore, it is necessary for the country to strengthen the supervision of contact lenses.When buying contact lenses, people should also apply for the business license of three types of medical devices, and buy the products of big brands with reliable quality through regular channels.In addition, contact lens care solution and other related products belong to the same three types of medical equipment, should be cautious of inferior products to the eye damage.
Contact lenses are more convenient than glasses, but they should also be worn with more care.Daily use of contact lenses must pay attention to the health situation, strictly follow the instructions to care the lens, and regularly to the eye hospital to review the fundus.