Contact Lens Reviews

Acuvue Contact Lens - An Insight

Acuvue contact lens from the house of Johnson & Johnson are among the world's most popular brands of disposable contact lens. Vistakon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson is the maker of Acuvue lenses. It is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Acuvue brand includes different types of lenses such as Acuvue, Acuvue 2, Acuvue 2 Colors, 1-Day Acuvue, 1-Day Acuvue Moist, Acuvue Bifocal, Acuvue Toric, Acuvue Advance, Acuvue Advance for Astigmatism, and Acuvue Oasys.

Acuvue contact lens has been the number one contact lens in North America and it still is. The best thing about these Acuvue lenses is that they contain UV blocker which means that your eyes are safe from harmful ultra violet rays of the sun. These lenses are approved for mono vision fitting. Acuvue lenses are very much thin and comfortable. These lenses are soothing to your eyes as they are made of a highly oxygen permeable material and are replaced frequently. It is healthier for your eyes than many other disposable contact lenses.

Acuvue, Acuvue 2, Acuvue 2 Colors, 1-Day Acuvue, 1-Day Acuvue Moist, Acuvue Bifocal, and Acuvue Toric all are made with the plastic polymer etafilcon A. The Acuvue Advance and Acuvue Advance for astigmatism contain galyfilcon A, and Acuvue Oasys contains senofilcon A. The Oasys lens is the latest lens to be brought out by Vistakon. It boasts of a FDA approval for 7 days, 6 nights continuous wear or 2 weeks daily wear with night time contact lens removal.

1-Day Acuvue Moist is also a new lens which is designed to help eyes stay moist and fresh even at the end of the day. The 1-Day Acuvue and 1-Day Acuvue Moist are also for those with little to no astigmatism, but are designed to be discarded after one day's use.

Acuvue, Acuvue 2, Acuvue 2 Colors, Acuvue Advance, and Acuvue Oasys have to be replaced every two weeks, or after being worn for 14 to 15 days. They generally work best for individuals with nearsightedness and farsightedness with little to no astigmatism. The Acuvue 2 Colors is similar to the Acuvue 2 cosmetic contact lenses but available in various cosmetic tints, whereas the Acuvue Advance and Acuvue Oasys are newer lenses made with materials that are more permeable to oxygen. The Acuvue Bifocal is a two-week replacement lens typically worn by presbyopic patients who have lost their ability to change focus from far to near. The Acuvue Toric and the Acuvue Advance for astigmatism are also two-week replacement lenses for those with more significant degrees of astigmatism; the Advance version is made with the more oxygen permeable material. Every product of Acuvue contact lens is given with a contact lens case. In contact lens review, acuvue daily disposable contact lenses are given a five star.