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Disinfection of ophthalmic diagnostic instruments

The Canadian Ophthalmology Society (COS), through discussion with the Eye Physicians and Surgeons Association of Alberta (EPSAA), has become aware of proposed changes to Alberta regulation surrounding the disinfection of ophthalmic diagnostic instrumentation that comes into contact with the ocular surface. These changes are outlined in the Alberta Health Services (AHS) Briefing Document, dated February 26, 2018 which covers Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) of Semi-Critical Devices used in Ophthalmology.

Full version of COS letter of support of the EPSAA

Inbrief: Disinfection of multi-use ocular equipment that contacts the surface of the eye: a review