disposable contact lens


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disposable contact lens

A soft contact lens worn for a week or two and then discarded.
See also: lens
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"Magic," a daily disposable contact lens pack from Menicon Company that provides wearers with both functionality and ultra-thin portability through its minimalist design, won top honours at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity held recently.
Acanthamoeba keratitis occurring with daily disposable contact lens wear.
Latest products include - The innovative '1 Day Acuvue TruEye' daily disposable contact lens from Johnson & Johnson, Future X G2 ophthalmic lenses and NASA-approved high-tech titanium frames from the Austrian brand Silhouette.
The daily disposable contact lens market has grown from 28 billion yen ($245 mil) in 2000 to more than 60 billion yen ($526 mil) today, and is expected to reach 90 billion yen ($789 mil) by 2010.
But market sources say that putting the division up for sale is partly an effort to offset big losses in other divisions, most notably the disposable contact lens and sunglass businesses, and partly a reaction to mounting competition.
Vistakon makes the Acuvue disposable contact lens and commands about 80% of the market.