Article Date: 7/1/2011

Extended Wear Toric Hydrogels

Extended Wear Toric Hydrogels

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Trade Name

Manufacturer

Material

%H2O

Diameters

Base Curves

Spheres

Cylinders (1)

Axis

Ballast

Price

ACUVUE OASYS

Vistakon

Silicone hydrogel

38

14.5

8.6

–6 to Plano

–0.75, −1.25,

Full Circle

Accelerated

6-pack/24.00

FOR ASTIGMATISM

Visibility tint

 

 

 

(0.25D steps)

–1.75

10° steps

Stabilization

 

 

 

UV blocker

 

 

 

 

–2.25

90° ±20°

Design

 

 

 

Hydraclear Plus Technology

 

 

 

 

180° ±20°

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10° steps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

–9 to −6.50

–0.75, −1.25,

Full circle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(0.50D steps)

–1.75

10° steps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

–2.25

180° ±20°

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10° steps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

90°

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

+0.25 to +6

–0.75, −1.25,

180° ±20°

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(0.25D steps)

–1.75

90° ±20°

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10° steps

 

 

DURASOFT 3

Ciba Vision

HEMA/MMA

55

14.5

Steep, median,

–8 to +4

–0.75 to −5.75

Full circle

Thin zones

MTO/111.85

OPTIFIT TORIC

 

UV available

 

 

flat

 

0.50 steps

5° steps

 

 

 

 

Handling tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DURASOFT 3

Ciba Vision

HEMA/MMA

55

14.5

Steep, median,

–8 to +4

–0.75 to −5.75

Full circle

Thin

MTO/138.20

OPTIFIT TORIC

 

Blue, green, gray,

 

 

flat

 

 

5° steps

zones

 

COLORBLENDS

 

brown, honey, turquoise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DURASOFT 3

Ciba Vision

HEMA/MMA

55

14.5

Steep, median,

–8 to +4

–0.75 to −5.75 (2)

Full circle

Thin

MTO/138.20

OPTIFIT TORIC

 

Baby blue, emerald green, hazel, aqua, sapphire blue, jade green, violet, misty gray, chestnut brown, blue enhance

 

flat

 

0.50 steps

5° steps

zones

 

OPAQUE COLORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DURASOFT 3

Ciba Vision

HEMA/MMA

55

14.5

Steep, median,

–8 to +4

–0.75 to −5.75 (2)

Any

Thin

MTO/138.20

OPTIFIT TORIC

 

Blue, green brown, blue-violet,

shadow gray

 

 

flat

 

0.50 steps

5° steps

zones

 

COMPLEMENTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COLORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DURASOFT 3

Ciba Vision

HEMA/MMA

55

14.5

Steep, median,

–8 to +4

–0.75 to −5.75

Full circle

Thin

MTO/114.15

OPTIFIT UV TORIC

 

Clear or handling tint

 

flat

 

 

5° steps

zones

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HYDRASOFT

CooperVision

HEMA

55

15.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9,

–20 to +10

–0.50 to −10 (2)

Any

Prism Eccentric lenticulation

86.50 to 110.00

TORIC XW

 

 

 

 

9.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.2

8.3, 8.6

–20 to +10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HYDRASOFT

CooperVision

HEMA

55

15.0

8.6, 8.9

+10.50 to +20

–0.75 to −10 (2)

Any

Prism

110.00

XW TORIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eccentric

 

APHAKIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

lenticulation

 

HYDROCURVE 3

Ciba Vision

HEMA/Acryl.

55

14.5

8.8

–8 to +4

–0.75, −1.25,

Full circle

Prism

MTO/99.90

TORIC

 

Clear

 

 

 

 

–2 (2)

5° steps

 

 

PUREVISION

Bausch + Lomb

Silicone hydrogel

36

14.0

8.7

–9 to +6

–0.75, −1.25,

Full circle

Prism

6-pack/30.00

TORIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

–1.75, −2.25

10° steps

 

 

(1) All lenses, whether manufactured with front surface toric or back surface toric, are listed in minus cylinder form, as that is how the lenses are ordered. However, we have also indicated by footnotes how they are manufactured.

(2) Manufactured with back toric

(5) Custom tinting available

(3) Manufactured with front toric

(4) Custom designs available

 

Daily Wear Multifocal Hydrogels

Trade Name

Manufacturer

Material

%H2O

Diameters

Base Curves

Powers

Adds

Designs

Price

AQUAEASE

Ocu-Ease/Optech

HEMA

49

14.5

8.2, 8.5, 8.75

–8 to +6

+0.50 to +3.50

Aspheric

70.00

MULTIFOCAL

 

Visibility tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CO SOFT 55

California Optics

HEMA

55

 

 

Several types of concentric, aspheric and crescent designs are available. Contact the manufacturer for details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ESSTECH PS

Blanchard

HEMA

38

14.0

8.3, 8.7, 9.1

–6 to +6

Progressive to +2.25

Front aspheric

75.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center near

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ESSTECH PSD

Blanchard

HEMA

38

14.0

8.3, 8.7, 9.1

–6 to +6

Progressive up to +1.50

Front aspheric Center near

75.00

HD

PolyVue

HEMA

38

14.0

8.6

–10 to +6

Up to +1.00

Aspheric

Single lens/

 

 

Handling tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

24.00
Multipack (3+1)/72.00

HD2

PolyVue

HEMA

55

14.2

8.6

–10 to +8

Up to +1.00

Aspheric

6-pack/

 

 

Handling tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

32.00

HDX

PolyVue

HEMA

38

14.0

8.6

–10 to +6

Progressive

Multi Aspheric

Single lens/

 

 

 

Handling tint

 

 

 

 

+1.25 to +2.50

Progressive

24.00
Multipack (3+1)/72.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HDX2

PolyVue

HEMA

55

14.2

8.6

–10 to +8

Progressive

Multi Aspheric

6-pack/

 

 

 

Handling tint

 

 

 

 

+1.25 to +2.50

Progressive

39.00

 

HORIZON 55

Westcon

HEMA

55

14.0, 14.5, 15.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

–10 to +10

+1.00 to +4.00

Concentric

69.50

 

BICON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center near

 

 

HORIZON

Westcon

HEMA

55

14.0, 14.5, 15.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

–10 to +5

Up to +3.00

Progressive

79.50

 

PROGRESSIVE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTELLIWAVE

Art Optical

Silicone

74

MTO

MTO

–20 to +20

To +3.00

Front surface

Diagnostic/

 

MULTIFOCAL

Contact Lens

hydrogel

 

 

 

 

 

aspheric

80.00

 

 

 

HEMA with

49

 

 

 

 

Center near

Replacement/

 

 

 

handling tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

40.00

 

IDEALSOFT PS

Ideal Optics

HEMA

38

14.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

–8 to +8

Progressive

Aspheric

Warranted/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

up to +3.00

 

49.95

 

LIFESTYLE 4-VUE

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

38

14.5

8.5, 8.8

–8 to +8

Progressive

Multi-aspheric

95.00

 

STANDARD AND HI-ADD

 

 

 

 

 

 

up to +2.50

Center distance

 

 

LIFESTYLE XTRA

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

38

14.5

8.5, 8.8

–8 to +8

+1.00, +1.50,

Concentric

95.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

+2.00, +2.50

Center distance

 

 

LL-BIFOCAL

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

37.5

13.8

8.3, 8.6

–6 to +6

+1.50 to +3.00

Concentric

99.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.9 only in +

 

0.50 steps

Center distance

 

 

METROFOCAL

Metro Optics of Austin

HEMA

38

14.0

8.6, 8.9

–10 to +10

Progressive

Front aspheric

80.00

 

 

 

Visibility tint

 

 

 

 

up to +2.50

Center distance

 

 

OCUFLEX 55

Ocu-Ease/Optech

HEMA

55

14.5

8.2, 8.4, 8.6

–8 to +6

+0.50 to +3.50

Aspheric

55.00

 

 

 

Visibility tint available

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POLYVUE

Ideal Optics

HEMA

38

14.0

8.3, 8.6

–10 to +8

Progressive up to +2.25

Front

75.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Progressive up to +3.25

aspheric

 

 

SATUREYES

Metro Optics

GMA/HEMA

49

14.2

8.6, 8.9

–10 to +10

Progressive

Front aspheric

80.00

 

MULTIFOCAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

up to 2.50

Center distance

 

 

SIMULVUE

Unilens Corp.

HEMA/NVP

45

14.5

8.4, 8.7, 9.0

–8 to +6

+1.00 to +3.50

Concentric

95.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(2.35, 2.55 seg diam.)

Center near

 

 

SIMULVUE 38

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

38

14.5

8.4, 8.7

–8 to +6

+1.00 to +3.50

Concentric

95.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(2.35, 2.55 seg diam.)

Center near

 

 

SOFTSITE

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

38

14.5

8.4, 8.7

–8 to +8

+1.75 to +2.50

Front aspheric

95.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center near

 

 

TRITON TRANSLATING

Gelflex Laboratories

HEMA

38

14.5, 15.0

8.0, 8.2, 8.4,

Unlimited

 

Translating

Call for

 

SOFT BIFOCAL

 

GMA/HEMA

49

 

8.6, 8.8, 9.0

 

 

 

pricing

 

 

 

HEMA/NVP

55

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNILENS

Unilens Corp.

HEMA/NVP

45

14.5

8.4, 8.7, 9.0

–8 to +6

Up to +1.75

Front aspheric (c)

95.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center near

 

 

UNILENS 38

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

38

14.5

8.4, 8.7, 9.0

–8 to +6

Up to +1.75

Front aspheric

95.00

 

UCL BIFOCAL

United

HEMA

55

14.4, 15.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9, 9.2

–20 to +20

+1.00 to +3.50

Concentric

70.00

 

 

Contact Lens

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center near

Replacement/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

45.00

 

UCL MULTIFOCAL

United

HEMA

55

14.7

8.3, 8.7, 9.0

–20 to +20

Progressive

Back

70.00

 

 

Contact Lens

 

 

 

 

 

up to +3.00

aspheric

Replacement/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

45.00

 

UCL SONIC VIEW

United

HEMA

55

14.7

8.4, 8.8, 9.0

–20 to +20

Progressive

Front

70.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

up to +3.00

aspheric

Replacement/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27.50

 

 

Extended Wear Multifocal Hydrogels

Trade Name

Manufacturer

Material

%H2O

Diameters

Base Curves

Powers

Adds

Designs

Price

ACUVUE BIFOCAL

Vistakon

HEMA/MA

58

14.2

8.5

–9 to +6

+1.00, +1.50,

5 Zones

6-pack/24.00

 

 

UV Blocker

 

 

 

 

+2.00, +2.50

Concentric

 

 

 

Light blue visibility tint

 

 

 

 

center distance

 

PUREVISION

Bausch + Lomb

Silicone hydrogel

36

14.0

8.6

–10 to +6

Low add to +1.50

Front surface

6-pack/34.00

MULTI-FOCAL

 

Visibility tint

 

 

 

 

High add +1.75 to +2.50

aspheric center near

 

 

Multifocal Toric Hydrogels

Trade Name

Manufacturer

Material

%H2O

Diameters

Base Curves

Spheres

Cylinders (1)

Adds

Design

Price

AQUAEASE

Ocu-Ease/Optech

GMA/HEMA

49

14.5

8.2, 8.5, 8.75

–7 to +4

–0.75 to −3

+0.50 to +3.00

Aspheric

105.00

TORIC MULTIFOCAL

Visibility tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CO SOFT 55

California Optics

HEMA

55

14.5, 15.0

8.3 to 9.2 (0.3)

–10 to +10

–0.75 to −5

+1.00 to +3.50

Concentric

85.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center near

 

C-VUE 55

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

55

14.5

8.2, 8.5, 8.8

–20 to +20

Up to −4

Up to +3.00

Front aspheric

85.00

TORIC MULTIFOCAL

 

 

 

15.0

9.1

 

 

 

Center near

3-pack/90.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4-pack/120.00

C-VUE

Unilens Corp.

GMA/HEMA

54

14.0, 14.5

8.0, 8.2, 8.5,

–20 to +20

Up to −4

Up to +3.00

Front aspheric

6-pack/

ADVANCED TORIC

 

 

 

 

8.8

 

 

 

Center near

128.50

MULTIFOCAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C-VUE

Unilens Corp.

Silicone

74

12.0 to 16.0

8.0 to 9.5

–20 to +20

Up to −4

Up to +4.00

Front aspheric

Trial/20.00

HYDRAVUE

 

hydrogel

 

(14.5, 15.0 std.)

(8.2, 8.5, 8,8

 

Any axis, 1° steps

 

Center near

 

TORIC MULTIFOCAL

 

 

 

 

9.1 std.)

 

 

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL

Blanchard

GMA/HEMA

48

14.8

8.8

–6 to +9

–0.75 to −3

Progressive

Front aspheric

110.00

SOFT TORIC

 

 

 

14.4

8.5

 

 

up to 2.25

Center near

 

MULTIFOCAL

 

 

 

14.0

8.2

 

 

 

Progressive

 

HD-T

Polyvue

HEMA

38

14.0

8.6

–7 to +5

–0.75, −1.50

Up to 1.00

Aspheric

Single/24.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Multipack (3+1)/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

72.00

HDX-T

Polyvue

HEMA

55

14.0

8.6

–7 to +5

–0.75, −1.50

Progressive

Multi Aspheric

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

+1.25 to +2.50

Progressive

Single/24.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Multipack (3+1)/72.00

HORIZON 55

Westcon

HEMA

55

14.0, 14.5, 15.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

–10 to +10

–0.75 to −5

+1.00 to +4.00

Concentric

99.00

BICON TORIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center near

 

HORIZON

Westcon

HEMA

55

14.0, 14.5, 15.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9

–10 to +5

–1 to −5

Progressive

Center

119.00

PROGRESSIVE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

up to +3.00

progressive

 

TORIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTELLIWAVE

Art Optical

Silicone

74

MTO

MTO

–20 to +20

1° to 180°

To +3.00

Front surface

Diagnostic

MULTIFOCAL

Contact Lens

hydrogel

 

 

 

 

1° steps

 

aspheric

100.00

TORIC

 

HEMA with

49

 

 

 

 

 

Center near

Replacement/

 

 

handling tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

50.00

LIFESTYLE

Unilens Corp.

HEMA

38

14.5

8.8, 8.5

–20 to +20

–0.50 to −3

+0.25 to +2.50

Concentric

115.00

MVT TORIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center

3-pack/135.00

BIFOCAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

intermediate

4-pack/180.00

METROFOCAL

Metro Optics

HEMA

38

14.0

8.6, 8.9

–10 to +10

–0.75 to −6

Up to +2.50

Center

D.V. I/100.00

TORIC

of Austin

Visibility tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

progressive

D.V. II/110.00

OCUFLEX 55

Ocu-Ease/Optech

HEMA

55

14.5

8.2, 8.4, 8.6

–7 to +4

–0.75 to −3

+0.50 to +3.50

Aspheric

100.00

TORIC MULTIFOCAL

Visibility tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MTO/125.00

 

POLYVUE

Ocu-Ease/

HEMA

43

14.5

8.6

–12 to +12

–0.75, −1,

Progressive

Aspheric

120.00

 

Optech

 

 

 

 

 

–1.75, −2.25

Low up to +2.50

Center

3-pack/299.99

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Any axis

High up to +3.25

near

4-pack/399.00

PROCLEAR

CooperVision

HEMA/PC

59

14.4

8.4, 8.8

–20 to +20

–0.75 to −5.75

+1.00 to +4.00,

Aspheric

6-pack/91.50

MULTIFOCAL TORIC

 

 

 

 

 

(0.50D steps)

(0.50D steps)

 

 

 

SATUREYES

Metro Optics

GMA/HEMA

49

14.2

8.6, 8.9

–4 to +4

–0.75 to −3

Up to +2.50

Front aspheric

Single/110.00

MULTIFOCAL

of Austin

Visibility tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center distance

4-pack/

TORIC DIV I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

200.00

SATUREYES

Metro Optics

GMA/HEMA

49

14.2

8.6, 8.9

–10 to −4.25,

–3.25 to −6

Up to +2.50

Front aspheric

Single/120.00

MULTIFOCAL

of Austin

Visibility tint

 

 

 

+4.25 to +10

 

 

Center distance

4-pack/

TORIC DIV II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

210.00

SPECIAL EYES

Special Eyes

HEMA

54

12.5 to 16.0

6.9 to 9.5

–25 to +25

–0.50 to −8.00

Up to +4

Concentric

Single/35.00

54 MF TORIC

 

 

 

(0.1 steps)

(0.1 steps)

 

 

 

custom zone

4-pack/140.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center distance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

& Center near

 

TRITON

Gelflex

HEMA

38

14.5, 15.0

8.0, 8.2, 8.4,

Unlimited

Unlimited

 

Translating

Call for

TRANSLATING

Laboratories

GMA/HEMA

49

 

8.6, 8.8, 9.0

 

 

 

 

pricing

TORIC BIFOCAL

 

HEMA/NVP

55

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UCL BIFOCAL

United

HEMA

55

14.4, 15.0

8.3, 8.6, 8.9, 9.2

–20 to +20

–1 to −9

+1.00 to +3.50

Concentric

95.00

TORIC

Contact Lens

 

 

 

 

 

 

0.25 steps

Center near

Replacement/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

62.00

UCL MULTIFOCAL

United

HEMA

55

14.7

8.3, 8.7, 9.0

–20 to +20

Up to −3

Progressive

Back aspheric

95.00

TORIC

Contact Lens

 

 

 

 

 

 

up to +3.00

Replacement/62.00

UCL SONIC

United

 

55

14.7

8.4, 8.8, 9.0

–20 to +20

Up to −7

Up to +3.00

Front aspheric

95.00

VIEW TORIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Replacement/34.50

 

Hybrid Soft Skirt/GP Center

Trade Name

Manufacturer

Diameter

GP Center Base Curve

Power

Skirt Curvature

Price

SYNERGEYES A

SynergEyes

14.5

7.1 to 8.2

–20 to +20

1.0 (steep), 1.3 (flat)

2-pack/124.00

 

 

 

(0.1 steps)

 

 

Single/96.00

SYNERGEYES KC

SynergEyes

14.5

5.7 to 7.1

–20 to Plano

Steep, median, flat

2-pack/225.00

 

 

 

(0.2 steps)

 

 

Single/175.00

SYNERGEYES

SynergEyes

14.5

7.1 to 8.1

–20 to +5

1.0 (steep), 1.3 (flat)

2-pack/150.00

MULTIFOCAL

 

 

(0.1 steps)

Adds:

 

Single/115.00

 

 

 

 

+0.75, +1.25,

 

 

 

 

 

 

+1.75, +2.25

 

 

SYNERGEYES PS

SynergEyes

14.5

7.2 to 9.0

–12 to +6

8.3, 8.6

2-pack/225.00

 

 

 

(0.2 steps)

 

Lift: L1 (flat)

Single/175.00

 

 

 

 

 

L2 (medium)

 

 

 

 

 

 

L3 (steep)

 

SYNERGEYES

SynergEyes

14.5

100µ to 600µ

–15 to +5

Steep, median, flat

2-pack/227.00

CLEARKONE

 

 

(50µ steps)

 

 

Single/175.00

SYNERGEYES

SynergEyes

14.5

7.1 to 7.9

–10 to +2

 

2-pack/100.00

DUETTE

 

 

(0.2 steps)

 

 

Single/75.00



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