Regulatory Requirements for Decorative Contact Lenses

6/13/2016 11:57:10 AM

Today is a very good day. The OAC received the following letter and announcement from Health Canada dated June 9, 2016.

Effective July 16, 2016, decorative Contact Lenses will be regulated as Class II medical devices
À partir du 16 juillet 2016, les lentilles cornéennes à but esthétique seront réglementées à titre d'instruments médicaux de classe II au Canada

(read the full announcement below)

This announcement substantiates our health claims regarding cosmetic contact lenses; SYMBOLICALLY it is a great example of eye health provider collaboration.

Click on the links below to view the Health Canada announcement, Notice re: Decorative Contact Lenses and the Archives Regarding the New Regulations: à


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