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Daily Wear Spherical Clear and Visibility Tint Hydrogels

Daily Wear Spherical Clear and Visibility Tint Hydrogels

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Trade Name

Manufacturer

Material

%H2O

Thickness(1)

Diameters

Base Curves(2)

Powers

Price

ALDEN CLASSIC 38

Alden Optical Lab

HEMA

38

0.10

10.0 to 16.0

6.5 to 9.7

–10 to +10

30.00

 

(0.1 steps)

(0.1 steps)

±10.25 to ±30

50.00

ALDEN CLASSIC 55

Alden Optical Lab

HEMA

55

0.10

10.0 to 16.0

6.5 to 9.7

–10 to +10

30.00

 

 

 

 

 

(0.1 steps)

(0.1 steps)

±10.25 to ±30

50.00

ALDEN HP 49

Alden Optical Lab

GMA/HEMA

49

0.10

10.0 to 16.0

6.5 to 9.7

–10 to +10

30.00

 

 

 

 

 

(0.1 steps)

(0.1 steps)

±10.25 to ±30

50.00

ALDEN HP 59

Alden Optical Lab

GMA/HEMA

59

0.10

10.0 to 16.0

6.5 to 9.7

–10 to +10

30.00

 

 

 

 

 

(0.1 steps)

(0.1 steps)

±10.25 to ±30

50.00

AQUAEASE

Ocu-Ease/Optech

GMA/HEMA

49

0.12

14.5

8.2, 8.5, 8.75

–20 to +10

30.00

 

Visibility tint

 

+10.25 to +20

45.00

 

 

MTO/75.00

 

3- and 4-packs available, call for pricing

BIOCURVE

Biocurve/

HEMA

55

0.06

14.0

8.4, 8.6

 

First lens/34.99

 

GP Specialists

 

 

 

14.5

8.4, 8.6, 8.8, 9.0

–20 to +10

Spare lens/16.99

 

 

15.0

8.6, 8.9

 

3-pack/43.99

 

 

4-pack/54.99

BIOCURVE

Biocurve/

GMA/HEMA

59

0.06

14.2

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

–6 to −0.75

First lens/34.99

GOLD SPHERE

GP Specialists

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spare lens/16.99

CONTINENTAL

Continental Soft Lens

HEMA

45, 53

Varies

10.0 to 15.0

6.0 to 10.4

–40 to +40

30.00

 

 

 

 

 

15.5 to 23.0

8.0 to 11.0

–40 to +40

to 60.00

CO SOFT

California Optics

HEMA

55

0.10

14.0, 14.5, 15.0

8.3 to 9.2 (0.3)

–30 to +30

8.50 to 35.00

DEFINITION WAVETOUCH

WaveTouch Technologies

 

Soft lens made from in-office patient aberrometry readings

DURASOFT 2

Ciba Vision

HEMA/MMA

38

0.07

13.8

8.0, 8.3, 8.6

–20 to +20

23.95

LITE TINT

 

Handling tint

 

 

14.5

8.3, 8.6, 9.0

 

MTO>–8 or +6

 

61.25

ESSTECH SV

Blanchard

HEMA

38

0.08

14.0

8.3, 8.7, 9.1

–6 to +6

31.50

FRE-FLEX STANDARD

Ocu-Ease/

HEMA

55

0.04 to 0.42

14.0

8.6

–20 to +10

26.00

 

Optech

 

 

 

15.0

9.2

+10.25 to +20

48.00

FRE-FLEX

Ocu-Ease/

HEMA

55

0.04 to 1.0

14.0

8.6

–20 to +10

26.00

SPECIAL DESIGN

Optech

 

 

 

15.0

9.2

 

FRE-FLEX

Ocu-Ease/

HEMA

55

Varies

10.0 to 17.0

6.0 to 11.0

–40 to +40

60.00

SPECIALTY LENS

Optech

 

GELFLEX CUSTOM

Gelflex Laboratories

HEMA

38

0.07

13.5, 14.0, 14.5, 15.0

8.0 to 9.2 (0.2)

–40 to +40

Call for

SPHERE

 

GMA/HEMA

49

0.07

13.8, 14.3,

8.0, 8.3, 8.6,

–40 to +40

pricing

 

 

HEMA/NVP

55

 

14.8, 15.3

8.9, 9.2

 

 

 

 

Aqua, blue, chocolate, green

 

 

 

 

 

HD

PolyVue

HEMA

38

0.08

14.0

8.6

–10 to +6

Single lens/24.00

 

 

Handling tint

 

 

 

 

Multipack (3+1)/72.00

HD2

PolyVue

HEMA

55

0.10

14.2

8.6

–10 to +8

6-pack/32.00

 

 

Handling tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

HORIZON 38

Westcon

HEMA

38

0.06

13.5, 14.0, 14.5

8.0, 8.3, 8.6, 8.9, 9.2

–20 to +20

28.00

HORIZON 55

Westcon

HEMA

55

0.08 to 0.60

14.0, 14.5, 15.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

–20 to +10

28.00

HORIZON PRISM SPHERE

Westcon

HEMA

55

Varies

14.5

8.6

–6 to +2

50.00

 

HORIZON SPECIALTY

Westcon

HEMA

55

Varies

14.0, 14.5, 15.0

8.0, 8.3, 8.6, 8.9, 9.2

–20 to +20

50.00

 

(DIVISION I)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HORIZON SPECIALTY

Westcon

HEMA

55

Varies

8.6 to 10.1 (0.3)

15.5 to 18.0 (0.5)

–20 to +20

75.00

 

(DIVISION II)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HORIZON SPECIALTY

Westcon

HEMA

55

Varies

16.0, 18.0, 20.0,

9.2, 9.5, 9.8,

Plano

50.00

 

(DIVISION III)

 

 

 

 

22.0, 24.0

10.0, 10.3

 

 

 

HORIZON CUSTOM

Westcon

HEMA

55

Varies

Custom designed

Call for parameters

 

85.00

 

SPHERE

 

 

38

 

 

 

 

 

 

HYDRASOFT

CooperVision

HEMA

55

0.12

15.0

8.6, 8.9, 9.2

–20 to +10

53.00

 

 

 

 

 

0.10

14.2

8.3, 8.6

–20 to +10

 

 

IDEAL SOFT

Ideal Optics

HEMA

38

Varies

14.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

–20 to +20

Up to ±10/19.95

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above ±10/39.95

 

INTELLIWAVE ASPHERIC

Art Optical Contact Lens

Silicone hydrogel

74

 

MTO

MTO

–20 to +20

Diagnostic/30.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Replacement/15.00

 

 

 

HEMA with

49

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

handling tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KONTUR 55 SPHERE

Kontur Kontact Lens

HEMA

55

Varies

15.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

–20 to +20

17.50

 

KONTUR PRECISION

Kontur Kontact Lens

HEMA

55

Varies

12.0 to 16.0

6.8 to 9.5

–20 to +20

38.50

 

SPHERE I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KONTUR PRECISION

Kontur Kontact Lens

HEMA

55

Varies

12.0 to 16.0

6.8 to 9.5

Over ±20.00

48.50

 

SPHERE II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KONTUR PRECISION

Kontur Kontact Lens

HEMA

55

Varies

18.0 to 24.0

7.0 to 7.5

Plano

49.50

 

SPHERE III

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KONTUR PRECISION

Kontur Kontact Lens

HEMA

55

Varies

18.0 to 24.0

7.0 to 7.5

–20 to +20

59.50

 

SPHERE IV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KONTUR 55

Kontur Kontact Lens

HEMA

55

Varies

13.0 to 16.0

7.0 to 9.5

–20 to +20

38.50

 

SPHERE PRISM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LL-38

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

38

0.07

14.5

8.7

–8.00 to −0.25

18.00

 

 

 

 

 

0.10

14.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

–8.00 to −0.25

 

 

 

 

 

 

0.23

14.0

8.7

+0.25 to +5

 

 

METROLITE

Metro Optics of Austin

HEMA

38

0.10

13.5

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

Plano to ±10

21.00

 

 

 

Light blue

 

 

 

 

Over ±10

35.00

 

METROLITE M SERIES

Metro Optics of Austin

HEMA

38

0.06

14.0

8.7

–7 to Plano

21.00

 

 

 

Light blue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

METROSOFT II

Metro Optics of Austin

HEMA

38

0.10

13.5

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

Plano to ±10

20.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Over ±10

35.00

 

METROSOFT II

Metro Optics of Austin

HEMA

38

0.06

14.0

8.7

–7 to Plano

20.00

 

M SERIES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCU-FLEX-55

Ocu-Ease/Optech

HEMA/MA

53

0.12

14.0, 14.5, 15.0

8.2 to 8.8 (0.1)

–20 to +10

26.00

 

 

 

Visibility tint available

 

 

13.5 to 15.5

8.2 to 9.0 (0.1)

+10.25 to +20

48.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MTO/75.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3- and 4-packs available, call for pricing

 

OPTIMA SP

Bausch + Lomb

HEMA

38

0.06

14.0

8.4, 8.7

–12 to +5

2-pack/30.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.0

–9 to +5

 

 

PR-46

United

HEMA

46

0.08

14.0, 14.5, 15.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9, 9.2

–20 to +20

18.00

 

SATUREYES

Metro Optics of Austin

GMA/HEMA

59

Varies

14.2

8.1, 8.4, 8.7

–10 to +10

25.00

 

SATUREYES

Metro Optics of Austin

GMA/HEMA

59

Varies

14.2

8.1, 8.4, 8.7

–10 to +10

25.00

 

VISIBILITY TINT

 

Visibility tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOF-FORM 55

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

55

0.10

14.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

–10 to +9.75

45.00

 

 

 

 

 

0.12

15.0

 

 

 

 

SOF-FORM II

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

38

0.06

14.0

8.3, 8.5, 8.7, 8.9

–10 to +9.75

45.00

 

SOFT-55 DW

Unilens Corp.

HEMA/PVP/MA

55

0.25

14.0

7.8

–8 to +5

99.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.0

8.1, 8.4

–8 to +9.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.0

8.7

+0.25 to +9.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.5

8.1

–8 to +5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.5

8.4

–8 to +9.50

 

 

SPECIALEYES 49

SpecialEyes

HEMA

49

0.1 to 0.3

12.5 to 16.0

6.9 to 9.5

–25 to +25

35.00

 

 

 

Handling tint

 

 

(0.1 steps)

(0.1 steps)

 

 

 

UCL 55%

United

HEMA

55

0.13

14.0, 14.5

8.3, 8.6

–20 to +20

16.50 to

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.5, 15.0

8.6, 8.9, 9.2

 

27.50

 

UCL CUSTOM

United

HEMA

55

0.13

16.0, 18.0, 20.0,

9.2, 9.5, 9.8,

–20 to +20

44.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

22.0, 24.0

10.0, 10.3

 

 

 

UCL TRESOFT

United

HEMA

46

 

14.5, 15.0

8.2, 8.5, 8.8

–20 to +20

16.50 to

 

 

 

Handling tint

 

 

 

 

 

27.50

 

 

Extended Wear Spherical Clear and Visibility Tint Hydrogels

Trade Name

Manufacturer

Material

%H2O

Thickness(1)

Diameters

Base Curves(2)

Powers

Price

ACUVUE

Vistakon

HEMA/MA

58

0.07

14.0

8.4

–9 to −0.50

6-pack/13.50

 

 

Visibility Tint

 

 

14.0

8.8

–11 to −0.50

 

 

 

UV blocker

 

 

14.4

9.1

+0.50 to +8

 

ACUVUE 2

Vistakon

HEMA/MA

58

0.084

14.0

8.3, 8.7

–12 to +8

6-pack/13.50

 

 

Visibility tint

 

 

 

 

0.50D steps

 

 

 

UV blocker

 

 

 

 

beyond ±6

 

ACUVUE OASYS

Vistakon

Silicone hydrogel

38

0.07

14.0

8.4, 8.8

–12 to +8

6-pack/20.25

 

 

Visibility tint, UV blocker

 

 

 

0.50D steps beyond ±6

 

 

 

Hydraclear Plus Technology

 

 

Plano bandage lens in 8.4 and 8.8 base curves

AIR OPTIX AQUA

Ciba Vision

Silicone hydrogel

33

0.08

14.2

8.6

–10 to −0.25

6-pack/26.75

 

 

Visibility tint

 

 

 

 

+0.25 to +6

 

AIR OPTIX

Ciba Vision

Silicone hydrogel

24

0.08

13.8

8.4, 8.6

–10 to +8

6-pack/45.25

NIGHT & DAY AQUA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DURASOFT 3

Ciba Vision

HEMA/MMA

55

0.05

14.5

8.3, 8.6, 9.0

–20 to +20

32.75

LITETINT (D3LT)

 

UV or handling tint

 

 

 

 

(EW only −20 to +6)

MTO>–8 or +6/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

78.30

HYDRASOFT XW

CooperVision

HEMA

55

0.06

14.2

8.3, 8.6

–20 to +10

50.00

STANDARD

 

 

 

 

15.0

8.6, 8.9, 9.2

–20 to +10

 

LL-55

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

55

0.09

14.5

8.4, 8.7, 9.0

–10.00 to −0.25

45.00

 

 

 

 

0.21

14.0

8.4, 8.7

+0.25 to +5

 

PUREVISION

Bausch + Lomb

Silicone hydrogel

36

0.09

14.0

8.6

–12 to +6

6-pack/31.00

REVOLUTION

AC Contact Lens

HEMA

55

Varies

14.0

8.5

–10 to Plano

9.00

 

 

Blue handling tint

 

 

 

8.7

–6 to +4

 

SOF-FORM 55

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

55

0.06

14.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

–10 to +9.75

45.00

 

 

 

 

 

15.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

 

 

SOFLENS 38

Bausch + Lomb

HEMA

38

0.035

14.0

8.4, 8.7, 9.0

–9 to +4

6-pack/13.25

 

 

Visibility tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOFT-55 EW

Unilens Corp.

HEMA/PVP/MA

55

0.10

14.0

7.8, 8.1, 8.4, 8.7

+10 to +18

99.00

 

 

 

 

 

14.5

8.1, 8.4, 8.7

+10 to +18

 

 

Therapeutic Spherical Clear and Visibility Tint Hydrogels

Trade Name

Manufacturer

Material

%H2O

Thickness(1)

Diameters

Base Curves(2)

Powers

Price

ACUVUE OASYS

Vistakon

Silicone hydrogel

38

0.07

14.0

8.4, 8.8

–12 to +8

6-pack/20.25

 

 

Visibility tint,

 

 

 

 

0.50D steps above ±6

 

 

 

UV blocker

 

 

 

Plano bandage lens in 8.4 and 8.8 base curves

PUREVISION

Bausch + Lomb

Silicone hydrogel

36

0.09

14.0

8.3

–6 to −0.25

6-pack/28.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.6

–12 to +6

 

SOFT-55 EW

Unilens Corp.

HEMA/PVP

55

0.36

14.0

7.8, 8.1, 8.4, 8.7

+10 to +18

99.00

 

 

 

 

 

14.5

8.1, 8.4

 

 

 

Aphakic Spherical Clear and Visibility Tint Hydrogels

Trade Name

Manufacturer

Material

%H2O

Thickness(1)

Diameters

Base Curves(2)

Powers

Price

 

AQUAEASE

Ocu-Ease/Optech

GMA/HEMA

49

0.35

14.5

8.2, 8.5, 8.75

+12.25 to +20

55.00

 

 

 

Visibility tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIOCURVE APHAKIC

Biocurve/

HEMA

55

0.08

14.0

8.4 to 8.8

+10 to +20

First lens/59.99

 

OPTIONS

GP Specialists

 

 

 

14.5

8.4 to 9.0

 

Spare lens/29.99

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.0

8.6 to 9.2

 

3-pack/86.99

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4-pack/111.99

 

CONTINENTAL

Continental

HEMA

45, 53

Varies

9.5 to 16.0

5.8 to 9.5

Plano to +45

40.00

 

PEDIATRIC APHAKIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FLEXLENS PEDIATRIC and ADULT APHAKIC

X-Cel Contacts

HEMA

45, 49, 55, 59

Varies

5.0 to 11.0 (0.1)

Plano to +50

First lens/50.00

 

3-pack/42.00

 

12-pack/60.00

 

H3

Bausch + Lomb

HEMA

38

0.49

13.5

Spin cast

+6.50 to +20

105.00

 

H4

Bausch + Lomb

HEMA

38

0.43

14.5

Spin cast

+6.50 to +20

105.00

 

HYDRASOFT DW

CooperVision

HEMA

55

Varies

14.2

8.3, 8.6

+10.50 to +20

67.00

 

APHAKIC

 

 

 

 

15.0

8.6, 8.9, 9.2

 

 

 

HYDRASOFT XW

CooperVision

HEMA

55

Varies

15.0

8.6, 8.9, 9.2

+10.50 to +20

63.00

 

APHAKIC

 

 

 

 

14.2

8.3, 8.6

 

 

 

IDEAL SOFT

Ideal Optics

HEMA

38

Varies

14.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

+10 to +20

Warranted/39.95

 

KONTUR 55 DW

Kontur Kontact Lens

HEMA

55

Varies

15.0

8.6, 8.9

+10.50 to +20

38.50

 

APHAKIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

O2OPTIX CUSTOM

Ciba Vision

Silicone hydrogel

32

Varies with power

13.2

7.4,7.7,8.0,8.3

+10.25 to +20

Single diagnostic/

 

 

 

 

power

14.0

7.1, 8.1, 8.4, 8.7, 9.0

 

50.00

 

 

 

 

 

14.8

8.0, 8.3, 8.6, 8.9, 9.2

 

4-pack/110.00

OCU-FLEX 55

Ocu-Ease/Optech

HEMA

55

0.35

13.0,14.0,14.5,

8.2, 8.4, 8.6, 8.8

+10.25 to +20

48.00

 

 

Visibility tint available

 

 

15.0,15.5,16.0

8.3, 8.5, 8.7, 8.9

 

 

OCU-FLEX 55

Ocu-Ease/Optech

HEMA

55

Varies

8.0 to 15.0

6.0 to 9.0

+10 to +40

75.00

PEDIATRIC APHAKIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SILSOFT

Bausch + Lomb

Silicone

0.2

0.32 to 0.71

11.3

7.5 to 7.9 (0.2)

+23 to +32 (3.00D steps)

126.00

 

 

 

 

 

11.3, 12.5

7.5 to 8.3 (0.2)

+11.50 to +20 (0.50D steps)

 

SOF-FORM APHAKIC

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

55

0.26

14.0, 15.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

+10 to +20

60.00



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