CVS Supplement Deceptively Capitalizes On Proximity To AREDS-Formula Product – Complaint
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
CVS supplement Advanced Eye Health deceives consumers by piggy-backing off NIH study findings of a Bausch + Lomb formula found to reduce eye disease progression, says a complaint seeking class action status in California state court.
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