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New in Contact Lenses

 

Contact lenses have made rapid advances the past few years. The materials and design are different from past generations of lenses. If you gave up wearing contact lenses for any of many reasons, let Dr. Schwartz review the changes and how they may help you.  Most all contact lenses are  silicone hydrogel, which offer more comfort and longer daily wearing time.

Other than contacts for near and farsightedness, Dr. Schwartz has many designs in bifocal and astigmatism (also called toric) contact lenses.

Daily disposable contact lenses are designed to wear one day and discard. They are very helpful for patients with hectic schedules, allergies, and dry eyes. The 1-day daily disposable contacts are great for part time contact lens wearers who want a comfortable, trouble free lens available for occasional wear, special occasions, camping, vacation and sports. No solution purchases may save enough money to make up for the small difference in cost of the dailies.

 1-day lens:

          1-Day ACUVUE TruEye

          ACUVUE Moist

          Dailies AquaComfort Plus

          B&L Soflens (Bausch & Lomb)   

          Cooper

 

2-week lens:

          ACUVUE Advance

          ACUVUE Advance Plus

          ACUVUE Oasys

30-day lens:    

Lenses are available for up to 30 days of continuous wearing time. These super

permeable lenses may solve comfort problems if you are always falling asleep with 

your contacts on or have difficulty with your insertion or removal technique.

          Air Optix

          Purevision

          Purevision 2

          ACUVUE is not available in 30-day

 

Bifocal and astigmatism:

          Purevision Multifocal, Purevision Toric

          Air Optix Toric, Air Optix Multifocal

Also Freshlook colors, 30-day Air Optix Night and Day and others.

 

Rebate coupons may be available for Ciba Air Optix, Acuvue Oasys and Advance, Bausch and Lomb Purevision and Ciba Freshlook Colors soft contact lenses. If you purchase your contact lenses at Wal-Mart, be sure and ask about special pricing for a years supply. Also, check the manufactures Web site for contact lens solutions discount coupons.

WWW.opti-free.com

www.bausch.com/rebates