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FEATURE ARTICLE Types of Daily Disposable Lenses Spherical Lenses Bausch & Lomb the soflens® daily disposable is made of hilafilcon B and is 59% water. it has a diameter of 14.2mm and a radius of 8.6. it comes in a wide range of powers: from +6.50D to -6.50D in 0.25D steps and from -6.50D to -9.00D in 0.50D steps. it is available in 90 packs and works well on a wide range of patients who would benefit from a daily disposable modality. ciBa Vision produces two types of daily disposable lenses: focus® Dailies® with aqua release (ar) and focus® Dailies® aqua comfort Plus (acP). Both contact lenses are made with nelfilcon a and are 69% water. each of the contact lenses are made in the same powers which is -0.50D to -6.00D in 0.25D steps, 0.50D steps from -6.00D to -10.00D and +0.50D to +6.00D in 0.25D steps. additionally, are convenient for patients in that they are available in both 30 packs and 90 packs. the original focus Dailies ar have a base curve of 8.6 and a diameter of 13.8mm while the focus Dailies acP have a base curve of 8.7 and diameter of 14.0mm. the focus Dailies acP differ from their predecessors in that they contain a unique “triple action moisture” formula which is composed of hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol. for patients who benefit from focus Dailies ar but may notice dryness towards the end of the day, focus Dailies acP work remarkably well to alleviate those symptoms in most patients. CooperVision clearsight™ 1 Day is made of ocufilcon B and is 52% water. its base curve is 8.7 and diameter is 14.2mm. its power availability is: +5.00D to -6.00D in 0.25D steps, 0.50D steps from -6.00D to -10.00D and from +5.00D to +6.00D. its proven material makes this lens a successful option. additionally, cooperVision also produces the Proclear® 1 Day lens. it is produced by omafilcon a which is 60% water and has a base curve of 8.7 and a diameter of 14.2mm. omafilcon a is a unique bioimmetic material that contains phosphorylcholine. a double-masked, randomized daily wear study demonstrated that a contact lens made of omafilcon a provided better comfort, fewer symptoms, less on-eye dehydration, and less fluorescein corneal staining than other soft daily wear contact lenses in subjects with mild to moderate dry eye symptoms. Both the clearsight 1 Day and the Proclear 1 Day are available in a 30 and 90 pack. Safigel safigel is the newest addition to the daily disposable family of lenses. it consists of methafilcon a and is 55% water. its diameter is 14.1mm and its base curve is 8.6. it is available in a wide range of powers: from -0.50D to -6.00D in 0.25D steps, and from -6.50D to -8.00D in 0.50D steps. it is also available in plus powers from +0.50D to +2.00D in 0.25D steps and from +2.50D to +4.00D in 0.50D steps. the interesting component that is unique to this lens is that sodium hyaluronate is incorporated into the lens. the c-Vue 1 Day asV is made of methafilcon a and is 55% water. its base curve is 8.5 and diameter is 14.2mm. its power availability is from +4.00D to -6.00D in 0.25D steps and from -6.00D to -8.00D in 0.50D steps. it is available in both a 30 and 90 pack. CIBA VISION® Unilens 8 w w w. c l s a . i n f o | c o n ta c t l e n s s o c i e t y o f a m e r i c a | EyEWitnEss spring 2011 http://www.clsa.info http://WWW.CLSA.INFO

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