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PRODUCT SPECTRUM

CENTER-DISTANCE HYBRID LENS DESIGN NOW AVAILABLE

SynergEyes, Inc. has expanded its Duette Progressive hybrid line with the addition of a customizable Center Distance contact lens. The new design has Center Distance FlexOptics, with an adjustable center-distance zone size ranging from 1.8mm to 4.0mm, driven by photopic pupil size, and add powers from +0.75D to +5.00D.

SynergEyes says that the Duette Progressive line now offers hybrid lenses customizable for the continuum of presbyopia, even for those who have astigmatism. The Center Distance lens is designed to provide a customized vision solution for emerging to advanced presbyopes. Additional parameters include base curves of 7.1mm to 8.3mm in 0.1mm steps; skirt radii of 8.1mm (Medium), 8.4mm (Flat), and 8.7mm (Flat2); diameter of 14.5mm; and sphere powers of +5.50D to –10.00D. Call (877) 733-2012 or visit www.synergeyes.com/professional . ■

PARAMETER EXPANSION FOR DAILY DISPOSABLE TORIC

Johnson & Johnson Vision announced the U.S. launch of expanded parameters for 1-Day Acuvue Moist Brand Contact Lenses for Astigmatism, a daily disposable contact lens that features Blink-Stabilized Design for clear, stable vision and Lacreon Technology that provides a cushion of moisture for long-lasting comfort, according to the company. The lenses also provide Class II UV protection, blocking approximately 82% of UVA and 97% of UVB rays.

Parameters now include around-the-clock coverage (in 10° steps) in low-minus powers (plano to –6.00D in 0.25D steps) across –0.75D, –1.25D, and –1.75D cylinder powers (cyl); against-the-rule and with-the-rule coverage (in 10° steps) in low-minus powers for –2.25D cyl; against-the-rule and with-the-rule coverage (in 10° steps) in high-minus powers (–6.50D to –9.00D in 0.50D steps) across –0.75D, –1.25D, and –1.75D cyl; and against-the-rule and with-the-rule coverage (in 10° steps) in plus powers (+0.25D to +4.00D in 0.25D steps) across –0.75D, –1.25D, and –1.75D cyl.

Johnson & Johnson Vision launched expanded parameters of 1-Day Acuvue Moist Brand Contact Lenses for Astigmatism through its operating company, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Call (800) 874-5278 or visit www.jnjvisionpro.com . ■

1-Day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism now offers an expanded parameter range to fit more of your astigmatic patients.

IMPROVED FORMULA FOR AMD VITAMIN

EyePromise now offers a new and improved formula to its EyePromise Restore line, with the addition of vitamins B6 and B12, folic acid, and Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). Eyepromise Restore is an ocular nutrition supplement specially formulated to preserve and support vision for individuals concerned with, at-risk for, or in the early stages of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to the company.

The company says that Vitamins B6, B12, and folate support eye health by reducing the levels of homocysteine, a protein associated with the progression of age-related eye health issues, and that CoQ10 is important for supporting mitochondria and eye health. Defective mitochondria are the first indications of eye health problems, according to EyePromise. Call (866) 833-2800 or visit www.eyepromise.com/doctors . ■

EyePromise Restore has been reformulated to now include vitamins B6 and B12 as well as folic acid and Co-enzyme Q10.