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(EMAILWIRE.COM, June 14, 2007 ) Denver, CO -- As the recall and investigation into Advanced Medical Optics Moisture Plus contact solution continues,, your comprehensive portal on the Web for all things legal, continues to closely watch the developing situation through its Moisture Plus Recall information portal. Moisture Plus was recalled earlier this year after a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) connected it with an outbreak of serious and potentially blinding eye infection known as Acanthamoeba keratitis. As the solution's maker, Advanced Medical Optics, and health authorities investigate how Moisture Plus became contaminated, will keep its readers up to date with its free, comprehensive collection of original articles, news, government releases and more. Acanthamoeba keratitis is an infection of the eye caused by exposure to tiny waterborne parasites. Its symptoms include redness, pain, excessive tears, discharge and blurry or double vision. If left untreated, the infection could scar or tear the cornea, causing total or partial blindness. While Acanthamoeba keratitis is normally very rare, the CDC received reports of a sharp upswing in cases of the infection as early as 2005. In the investigation that followed, the agency concluded that infected contact lens wearers were seven times more likely to have used AMO Moisture Plus than healthy lens wearers. In response, AMO voluntarily recalled the solution May 25th. Public health authorities continue to investigate, but have called on lens wearers to discard Moisture Plus and any lenses or contact lens containers the contact lens solution may have touched.Concerned contact lens wearers and their loved ones can follow the situation as it unfolds at There, has collected extensive information on the recall and the infection that caused it. Visitors may browse’s collection of original, informational articles, FDA alerts on Moisture Plus, frequently updated news feeds, and a glossary of technical terms related to the Moisture Plus recall. And as always, visitors seeking a skilled Moisture Plus attorney from their area to address their concerns about Moisture Plus can take advantage of LegalView's free nationwide attorney referral service. The portal on Moisture Plus is just part of LegalView’s collection of free, comprehensive information on common contemporary legal issues. Visitors may also browse other portals on to help them find information on any future diabetic drug Avandia lawsuit, or to find an auto accident lawyer or traumatic brain injury attorney, as well as additional information on a wide variety of legal issues. Visitors can also look through's comprehensive glossary of legal terms, state-by-state directory of legal resources, frequently updated blogs on hot-button topics, as well as their directory of attorneys experienced in many specific legal areas of concern. And of course, there is never any charge to use these or any other part of's extensive legal was developed as a public service by Legal WebTV Network, LLC, a Limited Liability Corporation created by a national group of distinguished law firms: Anapol Schwartz; Brent Coon and Associates; Burg Simpson; Cohen, Placitella and Roth; James F. Humphreys and Associates; Lopez McHugh; and Thornton and Naumes. For more information on the accomplishments and track records of's sponsoring law firms and to get in touch with LegalView attorneys, please visit LegalView at press release was issued through GroupWeb For more information on press release distribution, go to
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