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.
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Studies have demonstrated that contact lenses such as 1-DAY ACUVUE[R] MOIST[R] for ASTIGMATISM and ACUVUE[R] OASYS[R] Brand Contact Lenses for ASTIGMATISM, which both utilize BLINK STABILIZED[TM] Design, have a number of advantages over other traditional soft toric contact lens designs in reducing variable vision and blur that often occur during these types of activities (3).
A lens' ability to return to PGO following rotation should be considered when choosing a toric contact lens.
With the introduction of the innovative ACUVUE(R) Brand BIFOCAL and ACUVUE(R) 2 Brand Contact Lenses in 1999, and the revolutionarily designed ACUVUE(R) Brand TORIC Contact Lens this year, VISTAKON(R) provides a full family of products to meet the majority of vision care needs.
Two days later, 'Basic soft toric contact lens fitting' will be presented by Keith Cavaye and Rosemary Bailey.
today announced the launch of a new soft, multifocal toric contact lens that will provide astigmatic patients, who now have presbyopia, with all-day comfort, ease of fit and optimum visual acuity at every distance.
This article aims to reveal some insights regarding both the opportunity for increasing toric contact lens prescribing and additionally driving increased patient satisfaction by offering existing wearers the opportunity to benefit from the latest innovations in design and materials.
Seven times more toric contact lens wearers stated that they were extremely dissatisfied with their lenses compared to those with spherical lenses.
Selection of a Sill toric contact lens that offers these innovations, along with high levels of fit success, is the key to success, whilst also having a genuine alternative brand to reach for if necessary, as one toric soft lens will not suit all astigmats.