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INFINITY EDGE® Design is a patented lens design developed by Johnson & Johnson, a trusted name in eye care products. INFINITY EDGE Design features a smooth, tapered edge profile and minimal edge height. It contours to the eye, providing a soft lens wear feeling. INFINITY EDGE Design also helps to maximize and maintain comfort throughout the contact lens-wearing period, even...

AquaComfort Plus® is a proprietary technology developed by Alcon, the global leader in eye care. It was introduced in 2008 as part of the rollout of the DAILIES® AquaComfort Plus portfolio. AquaComfort Plus combines three wetting agents to ensure a stable pre-lens tear film. The first agent is hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC), commonly used in eye drops as a lubricant. DAILIES...

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LACREON® Technology is a proprietary technology developed by Johnson & Johnson in 2006. It provides exceptional comfort all day by permanently embedding a wetting agent called polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) into the lens material. PVP is commonly used in contact lenses and eye drops to increase wettability and moisture retention. By embedding PVP into the lens material, LACREON Technology helps to establish...

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MoistureSeal™ Technology is a proprietary technology developed by Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company. It was introduced in 2014 and implemented in the Bausch + Lomb ULTRA product family. MoistureSeal Technology helps the lens maintain 95 percent of its moisture for a full 16 hours, making for a comfortable contact lens-wearing experience. It was made through a...

SmarTears® Technology is a patented technology developed by Alcon, the global leader in eye care. It is exclusive to the Dailies Total1® brand of contact lenses. SmarTears Technology helps address contact lens-related dryness. It releases phosphatidylcholine (PC), an ingredient found in your tears. PC helps stabilize the lipid layer of your eye’s tear film, which reduces water evaporation. Without this...

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SmartShield® Technology is a patented technology developed by Alcon, the global leader in innovative eye care. SmartShield Technology creates an ultra-thin protective layer around the outer surface of the lens to minimize the number of exposed silicon atoms at the lens surface. This helps the lens stay wet and resist irritating deposits for consistent comfort from day 1 to day...

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A typical contact lens prescription contains many numbers and abbreviations. One of the most important details in a lens prescription is "PWR," which stands for "power." This refers to the refractive power that your eye will need to be able to see with 20/20 vision. Simply put, "PWR" refers to the strength of your contact lens.

Introduction Professional eye care practitioners have been using contact lenses to aid vision problems for a long time. Typically, the contact lenses worn for everyday issues like myopia have a spherical shape. However, the usage of aspheric lenses has been around for quite some time as well, and their purpose is to increase the...

You step out of your home on a sunny morning to go to work, and then suddenly, a wave of bright sunlight hits your face. To avoid the harsh light, you squint and turn your face away. It has happened to you many times before, so you know the feeling all too well—everybody does. 

The contact lens industry is constantly innovating and advancing the technology to incorporate a massive array of products to help patients achieve a safer and more comfortable wearing experience. As a user of contact lenses, visits to an eye care practitioner means exposure to a bunch of contact lens jargon and ambiguous terminologies that can be confusing....

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What is glare? Does wearing contact lenses cause glare? Glare happens when too much light enters your eye and...