toric contact lens


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toric contact lens

A contact lens with two separate curvatures, used to correct astigmatism and distance vision simultaneously.
See also: lens
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Duette introduces a new state-of-the-art design for astigmatic patients that eliminates many problems commonly associated with soft toric contact lens wear, such as discomfort, less-than-optimal vision, night vision problems or instability on the eye, said Paul Kammann, SynergEyes' CFO.
Senior marketing manager at CooperVision, Lara Drury, said: "Following a successful launch last year, we are delighted to be able to provide the only daily disposable toric contact lens that goes up to a +6.00D, allowing more astigmatic patients to benefit from the high performance of MyDay toric contact lenses."
The new toric calculator offers an efficient way to calculate a suggested initial diagnostic toric contact lens for each patient.