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Neutrogena Light Therapy Mask the Subject of Eye Injury Lawsuit

Did you suffer an eye injury? You need a Texas personal injury lawyer

If you suffered an eye injury, vision loss, blindness or any other eye problems from using Neutrogena’s Light Therapy Acne Mask and Activator, a Texas personal injury lawyer from Tracey & Fox can help you get compensation for your damages.

Neutrogena issued a nationwide recall of its Light Therapy Acne Mask and Activator in July 2019 due to “reports of visual effects” from using the mask and activator, even though the brand ─ owned by corporate giant Johnson & Johnson ─ claims visual effects are “rare, generally mild and transient.”

“For a small subset of the population with certain underlying eye conditions, as well as for users taking medications which could enhance ocular photosensitivity, there is a theoretical risk of eye injury.” ─ Neutrogena Light Therapy Mask Recall Statement

Those who sustained an eye injury or suffered from any other problems with their eyes as a result of using Neutrogena’s Light Therapy Acne Mask may be eligible for compensation. Our Texas personal injury attorneys have years of experience advocating for victims who have been injured by defective and faulty products put out by negligent corporations, and our legal team will leave no stone unturned to get you the compensation you’re entitled to. Contact us today for a free consultation.

How the Light Therapy Acne Mask was supposed to work

Neutrogena’s Light Therapy Acne Mask was supposed to treat and prevent acne through the use of red-light therapy (reduces acne inflammation) and blue-light therapy (kills acne bacteria).

The acne face mask was intended to be worn by the user, who could control the red and blue LED lights with a battery-operated activator wand. Retailing between $30-40, the mask came with one activator and was meant to be used for 10 minutes a day over a 30-day period to “penetrate the skin at various depths and stimulate the skin’s physiology.”

Injuries that could arise from using Neutrogena’s Light Therapy Acne Mask and Activator include:

  • Blindness
  • Vision loss
  • Retinal damage
  • Loss of peripheral vision
  • Eye irritation/pain/discomfort
  • Changes in vision, such as color vision
  • Seeing flashes of light/spots
  • Blurry vision
  • Tearing

Individuals with eye-related disorders such as ocular albinism or retinitis pigmentosa and those who are taking certain medications such as Retin-A or Accutane are especially at risk of suffering an eye injury by repeatedly using Neutrogena’s Light Therapy Acne Mask since their retinas may be more sensitive to light.

Get a Texas personal injury attorney for your Light Therapy Mask lawsuit

Neutrogena recklessly put its Light Therapy Mask on the market without proper eye protection and sufficiently ensuring the safety of its users. Adequate eye protection that would not allow light to penetrate the user’s retinas should have been included with Neutrogena’s Light Therapy Mask, but instead the company took a cavalier approach to making sure its product was 100 percent safe for everyone.

If you or a loved one suffered an eye injury, vision loss, blindness, or any other kind of eye problems after using Neutrogena’s now-recalled Light Therapy Mask and Activator, our Texas personal injury lawyers can help. Let our legal team hold Neutrogena accountable and get you the compensation you need and deserve. Contact us today for a free consultation.

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