MULTIFOCAL CLs AT-A-GLANCE

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MULTIFOCAL MATERIAL/
WATER CONTENT
RECOMMENDED
WEARING/
REPLACEMENT SCHEDULE
BENEFITS
Art Optical Contact Lens, Inc., 800-253-9364, artoptical.com
Intelliwave® Multifocal*
Efrofilcon A;
Hioxifilcon B;
Acofilcon B, 74%

Daily wear; quarterly or semi-annual replacement
• Center-near simultaneous vision; multi-aspheric front surface
• Enhanced vision in low-light conditions
• Enhanced contrast sensitivity
• Empirical fitting method eliminates trial set investment
• Materials provide greater acceptance on the eye
Bausch + Lomb, 800-828-9030, bausch.com
PureVision® Multi-Focal
Balafilcon A, 36%
Disposable wear when prescribed for up to 30 days of extended wear; daily wear or extended wear up to seven days;
designed for monthly replacement
• All-distance optics
• AerGel™ silicone hydrogel material repels debris
• Performa surface treatment process transforms hydrophobic silicone to hydrophilic silicate
• Easy adaptation without visual trade-offs of monovision
• Natural level of oxygen transmission to the cornea
SofLens® Multi-Focal
Polymacon, 38.6%
Two-week replacement • Natra-Sight Optics provide broad transition for near, intermediate, and far vision
• Round-edge profile offers smooth movement over conjunctival tissue
• Reduces back-surface mass for consistent peripheral zone
• Facilitates lens centration for effective
functioning of the aspheric optics
Blanchard Contact Lens, Inc., 800-367-4009, blanchardlab.com
Quattro® Hioxifilcon B, 48%
Daily
• No Rx calculations, measurements for pupil diameter, zone sizes, or heights to calculate
• Resistance to dehydration
• Aspheric soft lens with S-Form lathing
• Highly polished transition-free front surface

Esstech Soft PS®/PSD
Polymacon, 38.6%
Daily
• Both designs can be fitted on binocular
basis or mixed to achieve desired modified multifocal effect
• Highly polished S-Form transition-free front surface
• Effortless change of focus without image suppression
• No need to consider optic zone sizes or
prism ballast
CooperVision, Inc., 800-341-2020, coopervision.com
 

Biofinity®
Multifocal

 

Comfilcon A, 48%

 

Extended wear (up to six nights/seven days) or daily wear

• Biofinity silicone hydrogel lens material
combined with Balanced Progressive Technology lens design
• Optimized for ideal vision at all distances
• New streamlined fitting process based on
real-world fitting experience
• Simplified fitting process provides greater
ease and flexibility
 

Proclear® EP

 

Omafilcon A, 60%

 

Daily wear

• Center distance design
• Designed exclusively for the emerging presbyopes (up to +1.25D add)
• Offers binocular vision at distance, intermediate, and near
• Ideal lens to introduce patients into a multifocal lens
• PC Technology delivers all day comfort
 

Proclear
Multifocal**

 

Omafilcon A, 62%

 

Daily wear

• Balanced Progressive Technology: two different complementary lenses work together to provide ideal vision at all distances
• XR range provides seven add powers to easily fit patients as their presbyopia progresses
• PC Technology delivers all day comfort
PolyVue Distribution, Inc., 877-734-2010, polyvue.com
 


HD Aspheric*

 

Polymacon, 38%

 

Daily wear; quarterly replacement

• Patented, high-definition optics
• Aspheric geometry calculates ideal curvature for each power
• HD front surface compensates for lens flexure on eye
• Maximum spherical and induced aberration reduction
• Hypathin™ cast-mold manufacturing for exceptionally thin lens with ideal comfort
• Information available on fitting lenses for emerging presbyopes
HD2 Aspheric Methafilcon A, 55% Daily wear; monthly replacement
See above
HD Pro Color Aspheric Polymacon, 38% Daily wear; monthly replacement See above
 

HDX
Progressive*

 

Polymacon, 38%

 

Daily wear; quarterly replacement

• Patented, high-definition optics
• Patented nonlinear-plus geometry for improved near magnification
• Aspheric geometry calculates ideal curvature for each power
• HD front surface compensates for lens flexure on the eye
• Maximum spherical and induced aberration reduction
• Hypathin cast-mold manufacturing for exceptionally thin lens with ideal comfort
HDX2
Progressive
Methafilcon A, 55%
Daily wear; monthly replacement See above
SynergEyes, Inc., 877-SEE-2012, synergeyes.com
 


Duette™

Multifocal

 

Center: Petrafocon A Skirt: Hem-larafilcon A, 32%

 

 

Daily wear; six-month replacement

• Near center aspheric add zone on top of
distance asphere
• Simultaneous vision design provides true
binocular vision at all distances
• Delivers clear vision from the gas permeable portion and comfort from the soft portion of the lens
• Seamless progression of power from distance to near
• All available add powers built into one
of two add zones (small and large)
Unilens Vision Inc., 800-446-2020, unilens.com 

C-VUE
Advanced HydraVUE Multifocal*
 

Efrofilcon A, 74%

 

Monthly replacement

• Aspheric design
• Dk 60
• Custom silicone hydrogel
• Patented multifocal design technology (same design as disposable C-VUE Multifocal)
 
C-VUE

Disposable Multifocal*

Polymacon

Two-week replacement
• Aspheric design
• Available in high and low add
• Encompasses more than 90% of
spherical candidates
 
C-VUE55 Multifocal*

Methafilcon A, 55%

Quarterly or semi-annual replacement
• Appropriate when a higher water content and higher Dk polymer are needed
• Achieves the same performance as the C-VUE Disposable

EMA
Multifocal

Polymacon, 38%

Six-Month planned replacement
• Aspheric design
• Corrected for reduced optical aberration
• Available in high and low add
• Near-center profile
• Distance Rx labeling
VISTAKON, Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., 800-843-2020, jnjvisioncare.com 
 


ACUVUE® OASYS® for PRESBYOPIA

 

 

Senofilcon A, 38%

 

Every two weeks (daily wear) or six consecutive nights (extended wear)

• Stereo Precision Technology™ optics
incorporates zonal aspheric front surface
and aspheric back surface for less dependence on illumination
• HYDRACLEAR® PLUS technology  permanently embeds a higher volume of a moisture-rich wetting agent for a more wettable lens and ultra-smooth surface
• Class I UV blocker blocks more than 96% of UVA and 99% of UVB rays
• Silicone hydrogel material provides 98% of available oxygen to the eye

                     *Available in multifocal toric design
**Proclear 1-Day Multifocal scheduled for release summer 2012

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