Article Date: 7/1/2011

Soft Contact Lens Solutions

Soft Contact Lens Solutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Thimerosal Preserved Saline

Manufacturer

Trade Name

Formulation

Bausch + Lomb

Sensitive Eyes Saline Solution

A sterile, isotonic, buffered solution containing boric acid, sodium borate and sodium chloride; preserved with sorbic acid 0.1% and edetate disodium 0.025%

 

 

 

Sensitive Eyes Plus Saline Solution

A sterile, isotonic, buffered solution containing boric acid, sodium borate, potassium chloride, sodium chloride preserved with polyaminopropyl biguanide 0.00003%, and edetate disodium 0.025%

 

Unpreserved Saline

Manufacturer

Trade Name

Formulation

Alcon

Unisol 4

Buffered saline in 4 oz. bottles

PuriLens Plus

PuriLens Solution

Isotonic, buffered saline in 4 oz. bottles

 

Daily Cleaners

Manufacturer

Trade Name

Formulation

Alcon

Opti-Clean II

An isotonic formulation containing tween 21, and special polymeric cleaning agents preserved with edetate disodium 0.1% and Polyquad 0.001% (polyquartenium-1)

 

 

 

Opti-Free Daily Cleaner

An isotoric formulation containing tween 21 and microlens beads preserved with EDTA 0.1% and Polyquad 0.001% (polyquartenium-1)

 

 

Bausch + Lomb

Sensitive Eyes Daily Cleaner

Easy-rinsing formula with balanced viscosity, containing poloxamine, a borate buffer system sodium chloride, hydroxypropyl-methylcellulose, preserved with edetate disodium 0.5% and sorbic acid 0.25%

 

 

Lobob

Sof/Pro-Clean

Three specific surfactants and an anti fungal, all water soluble preserved with sorbic acid 0.1%, trisodium EDTA 0.25%

Optikem International

Sereine Extra Strength Daily Cleaner

Preservative-free; containing isopropyl alcohol and surfactants

 

Weekly Cleaners (Protein Removers)

Manufacturer

Trade Name

Formulation

Abbott Medical

Ultrazyme Enzymatic Cleaner

Subtilisin A; for use directly in a 3% hydrogen peroxide disinfection solution

Optics (AMO)

 

 

Ciba Vision

Unizyme Enzymatic Cleaner

Subtilisin A

 

Daily Protein Removers

Manufacturer

Trade Name

Formulation

Alcon

Opti-Free Supraclens Daily Protein Remover

A preservative-free solution containing propylene glycol, sodium borate and highly purified pancreatin

 

 

enzymes

Bausch + Lomb

Renu 1 Step Daily Liquid Protein Remover

Proteolytic enzyme (subtilisin), glycerin and borate buffer

 

Disinfecting Solutions and Combinations

Manufacturer

Trade Name

Formulation

Abbott Medical

Complete MPS Easy Rub Formula

A sterile, isotonic, buffered solution, preserved with polyhexamethylene biguanide (0.0001%), a phosphate buffer,

Optics (AMO)

 

Poloxamer 237, edetate disodium, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, and purified water. Complete Multi-

 

 

Purpose Solution contains no chlorhexidine or thimerosal

 

RevitaLens OcuTec Multi-Purpose

A sterile, buffered aqueous solution with alexidine dihydrochloride 0.00016% and polyquaternium-1 0.0003% as preservatives/disinfectants, boric acid, sodium borate, Tetronic 904, edetate disodium, sodium citrate, sodium chloride, and purified water

 

Disinfecting Solution

Alcon

Opti-Free Express MPDS No Rub

A sterile, buffered, isotonic, aqueous solution containing sodium citrate and sodium chloride, with edetate

 

Lasting Comfort Formula

disodium 0.05%, Polyquad (polyquartenium-1) 0.001% and Aldox as preservatives

 

Opti-Free Replenish Multi-Purpose

A sterile, buffered, isotonic, aqueous solution used to clean, rinse, disinfect, store and recondition silicone hydrogel and soft contact lenses. Contains sodium borate, sodium chloride, propylene glycol, sodium citrate,

 

Disinfecting Solution

 

 

TearGlyde (Tetronic 1304 and C-9 ED 3A) as a reconditioning agent and Polyquad and Aldox as preservatives

Bausch + Lomb

Biotrue Multi-Purpose Solution

A sterile, isotonic solution that contains hyaluronan, sulfobetaine, poloxamine, boric acid, sodium borate, edetate disodium and sodium chloride and preserved with a dual disinfection system (polyaminopropyl biguanide 0.00013% and polyquaternium 0.0001%)

 

Renu Fresh Multi-Purpose Solution

Sterile isotonic solution containing Hydranate (hydroxyalkyl phosphonate), boric acid, edetate disodium, poloxamine, sodium borate and sodium chloride, preserved with Dymed (polyaminopropyl biguanide) 0.0001%

 

With Protein Remover

 

ReNu Sensitive Multi-Purpose Solution

Sterile isotonic solution containing boric acid, edetate disodium, poloxamine, sodium borate and sodium chloride.

 

Gentle Formula

Preserved with Dymed (polyaminopropyl biguanide) 0.00005% and edetate disodium 0.1%

Ciba Vision

Aquify MPS

5 Minute Multi-Purpose Solution

 

 

For cleaning, rinsing, disinfecting and storage for soft contact lenses including silicone hydrogels

 

 

Indicated for daily protein removal of lenses replaced in 30 days or less

 

 

Preserved with polyhexanide 0.0001%

Sauflon

Sauflon All in One Lite

A sterile, isotonic solution that contains poloxamer, sodium phosphate buffer, sodium chloride and disodium edetate; preserved with polyhexanide 0.0001%. Contains no chlorhexidine or thimerosal

Pharmaceuticals

No Rub Multipurpose Solution

 

Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfection

Manufacturer

Trade Name

Formulation

Abbott Medical

The Oxysept UltraCare Formula

Oxysept disinfecting solution: Microfiltered Hydrogen peroxide 3% (stabilized with sodium stannate and sodium nitrate, and buffered with Phosphates) and purified water in a preservative-free, sterile solution

Optics (AMO)

Disinfecting/Neutralizer

 

Oxysept neutralizing tablets: Smooth, round, tablets that contain catalase, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose and cyanocobolomine (vitamin B12) with buffering and tableting agents

 

Oxysept Cup: A specifically designed lens cup that must be used with the UltraCare system. It consists of a single flared cup and a lens holder attached to the cap. The left lens basket and the gasket inside the top of the cap are blue. This will distinguish this cup from other lens cases

Ciba Vision

AOSept Disinfection/Neutralization Solution

A sterile ophthalmic solution containing microfiltered hydrogen peroxide 3%, sodium chloride 0.85%, stabilized with sodium stannate and sodium nitrate and buffered with phosphates

 

Disposable cup/disc packaged with product

Platinum-coated catalytic disc used for automatic neutralization in the AOSept System

 

Clear Care No Rub

Cleaning and disinfecting solution (red tip) 3% hydrogen peroxide, 0.79% sodium chloride, stabilized with phosphoric acid, a phosphate buffered system and Pluronic 17R4 (a cleaning agent). One solution for cleaning, disinfecting and removing protein for all soft contact lenses

 

 

Sauflon

One Step

One step cleaning and disinfecting solution with 3% hydrogen peroxide, built-in cleaner and wetting agent for all soft contact lenses

 

Subsonic/UVC Disinfection

Manufacturer

Trade Name

Formulation

PuriLens,

PuriLens Plus Unit

15-minute automatic cleaning and disinfecting system. Subsonic agitation creates hydrodynamic shear to clean lenses. UVC light cross-links DNA in microorganisms or cells and causes instant death

The LifeStyle Company

 

 

Lubricants/Rewetting Drops

Manufacturer

Trade Name

Formulation

Abbott Medical

Blink Contacts Lubricant Eye Drops

A sterile, buffered, isotonic, preserved solution. This aqueous formulation includes purified water, sodium hyaluronate, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, calcium chloride, magnesium chloride, boric acid and is preserved with OcuPure (stabilized oxychloro complex) 0.005%. This preparation contains no chlorhexidine, no thimerosal and no other mercury containing ingredients

Optics (AMO)

 

 

Complete Lubricating and Rewetting Drops

A sterile, isotonic, buffered aqueous formulation that contains purified water, sodium chloride; preserved with polyhexamethylene biguanide 0.0001%, buffered with tromethamine as an emulsifier, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose as a lubricant, tyloxapol as a surfactant, and edetate disodium as a chelating agent. This preparation contains no chlorhexidine, no thimerosal and no other mercury containing ingredients

 

Complete Blink-N-Clean Lens Drops

A sterile, isotonic, buffered aqueous formulation that contains purified water, sodium chloride; preserved with polyhexamethylene biguanide 0.0001% buffered with tromethamine as an emulsifier, hydroxypropyl

methylcellulose as a lubricant, tyloxapol as a surfactant and edetate disodium as a chelating agent. This

preparation contains no chlorhexidine, no thimerosal and no other mercury containing ingredients

Allergan

Refresh Contacts

Sterile, isotonic, buffered, preserved solution containing carboxymethylcellulose sodium, sodium chloride, boric acid, potassium chloride, calcium chloride, magnesium chloride, purified water and is preserved with Purite (stabilized oxychloro complex)

Alcon

Opti-Free Express Rewetting Drops

A sterile, buffered, isotonic aqueous solution that contains a citrate buffer and sodium chloride with edetate disodium 0.05% and Polyquad 0.001% preservative

 

Clerz Plus Lens Drops

A rewetting and lubricating drop that fights protein buildup during lens wear. A sterile, buffered, isotonic aqueous solution that contains citrate/borate buffer and sodium chloride with edetate disodium and polyquad as preservatives and RLM 100 (PEG-11 laurel ether carboxilic acid) and tetronic 1304

 

Opti-Free Replenish Rewetting Drops

A rewetting and lubricating drop that fights protein buildup during lens wear. A sterile, buffered, isotonic aqueous solution that contains citrate/borate buffers and sodium chloride with edetate disodium and Polyquad as preservatives and RLM 100 (PEG 11 laurel ether carboxylic acid) and tetronic 1304

Bausch + Lomb

ReNu Rewetting Drops

Sterile, isotonic, solution that contains boric acid, poloxamine, sodium borate, and sodium chloride; preserved with sorbic acid 0.15% and edetate disodium 0.1%

 

ReNu MultiPlus Lubricating and

A sterile, isotonic solution that contains povidone boric acid, potassium chloride, sodium borate and sodium chloride; preserved with edetate disodium 0.1% and sorbic acid 0.1%

 

Rewetting Drops

 

Sensitive Eyes Drops

Sterile, buffered, isotonic aqueous solution containing a borate buffer system and sodium chloride preserved with sorbic acid 0.1% and edetate disodium 0.025%

Ciba Vision

Aquify Long Lasting Comfort Drops

A sterile solution containing sodium hyaluronate, sodium chloride, sodium phosphate and sodium perborate stabilized with phosphonic acid as a preservative. For use with soft and GP lenses



Contact Lens Spectrum, Issue: July 2011