Bausch + Lomb Receives FDA Approval for Lumify for Treatment of Eye Redness

January 5, 2018: By Jon Swedien

The US FDA has approved Bausch + Lomb’s Lumify (brimonidine tartrate ophthalmic solution 0.025%) as the first over-the-counter (OTC) eye drop developed with low-dose brimonidine tartrate for the treatment of ocular redness, the company announced Dec. 22.

Brimonidine, first approved by the FDA in 1996 for intraocular pressure (IOP) reduction in glaucoma patients, is available at higher doses in prescription eye care products.

Lumify was licensed by Eye Therapies to New Jersey-based Bausch + Lomb, a subsidiary of Valeant.

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