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Popular contact lenses could contain toxic ‘forever chemicals,’ new study finds

May 23, 2023

Via: Fox News

New research has revealed that various types of soft contact lenses in the U.S. could contain toxic “forever chemicals.”

That’s according to a recent consumer study by Mamavation — an “eco-wellness product investigation community” powered by a California mother — in partnership with Environmental Health News, a publication of Environmental Health Sciences, which is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization.

For the study, 18 sets of popular soft contact lenses were sent to an EPA-certified lab to search for indications of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

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