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FOR RELEASE 3/16/2009, Monday

Bausch & Lomb, Sight Savers® Brand Products Receive COLTS Laboratories Performance Certification

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Bausch & Lomb announces that four of its Sight Savers pre-moistened lens cleaning tissues have been independently tested by COLTS Laboratories and have been found to meet COLTS Laboratories’ performance requirements related to cleaning and abrasion testing.

The products receiving certification are 8574GM, 1504GM, 1502GM, and 1602. (The certified products are all variations of our popular Sight Savers pre-moistened lens cleaning tissues.)

“COLTS Laboratories is highly respected within the industrial marketplace. Its tests and certification of Sight Savers pre-moistened lens cleaning tissues for oily cleaning, AR cleaning solution soak and cleaning cloth abrasion will help set these products apart in the safety lens cleaning market,” said Steven Kelly, strategic business manager, Vision Accessories, Bausch & Lomb.

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Bausch & Lomb is the eye health company dedicated to perfecting vision and enhancing life for people around the world. Its core businesses include contact lenses and lens care products, ophthalmic surgical devices and instruments, and ophthalmic pharmaceuticals. The Bausch & Lomb name is one of the best-known and most respected healthcare brands in the world. Founded in 1853, the company is headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., and employs more than 10,000 people worldwide. Its products are available in more than 100 countries. More information is available at

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