Monthly Contact Lenses
What is the meaning of Air Optix Aqua?
With contact lenses AIR OPTIX® is lenses that form a protective layer of moisture. They are not prone to debris that can irritate the eye. Other contact lenses feel over time to dry and less enjoyable. Air Optix Aqua contact lenses however offer durable long-lasting and truly ultra smooth surface, which is due to the plasma surface technology. This allows you to enjoy throughout the month a very comfortable feeling when every day daytime tragen. New on the market are the contact lenses Air Optix plus HydraGlyde monthly disposable. The innovative material structure continues to ensure that the oxygen permeability can be up to five times over conventional soft lenses. Further, the surface is extremely durable and resistant to grease deposits. A big plus for those who are often or even daily involved in the food preparation.
The right care products and matching accessories
Generally contact lenses are to be wetted and cleaned only with special care products. If you even have a lens fell to the ground, they must be cleaned with a suitable saline. Solutions for the neutralization are applied in this case. Combined solutions are suitable for the continuous cleaning of your contact lenses. For the storage and cleaning it is recommended to use appropriate containers from the outset. Best for Proclear Multifocal XR monthly lenses from CooperVision use a peroxide or a combined solution.
The major contact lens manufacturers:
- Bausch and Lomb
- Johnson and Johnson
What are hybrid contact lenses?
Hybrid contact lenses are an achievement of the latest innovative development of the soft contact lens. Its advantages include an extremely comfortable fit, best possible visual results and optimum oxygen permeability. Despite the soft-touch material, the hybrid contact lens has a high dimensional stability. Thus, the insertion and removal is almost a cinch. In size, they are indistinguishable from a "normal" soft contact lens. The iris is completely covered, so that no dirt can penetrate into the eye. The real peculiarity but lies at the core of the hybrid contact lens. This is in fact hard, whereby the corneal irregularities in question can be bridged. The result allows the hard core optimum visual results, excellent dimensional stability and with the soft edge of a comfortable fit. In short, a hybrid contact lens is a combination of hard core and soft edge. This contact lens is offered as a 6-month lens. A special adjustment is required. The known parameters are sufficient. Obtainable is the hybrid contact lens in many opticians and of course on the Internet.
What is the Air Optix Aqua Multifocal lens?
These lenses have several eyesight and function as compared to progressive lenses. The different vision from an Air Optix Aqua Multifocal lens can be adapted to the different needs. An exchange is therefore not so easily possible. The diopter strength may be from +6 to -10. The great advantage of this contact lens is your versatility. Read motoring and shortly thereafter small print or work on the PC and between read information from the bulletin board; no problem with the Air Optix multifocal lens.
Features and characteristics of the Air Optix Multifocal
The lens is made of silicone hydrogel, the oxygen permeability is not impaired. At the same time it has a very smooth lens surface. Thus, it is also suitable for people with very dry eyes. In the vicinity are three addition values are available; LO and MED and HL. If the lens is night and day worn, it should be removed at the latest by the sixth day.
Proper contact lens for presbyopia
The SofLens Multifocal contact lens
Age-related farsightedness, also known as presbyopia, can be balanced with the SofLens Multifocal contact lenses from Polymacon just like nearsightedness, also called myopia. There is a concentric arrangement of the different fields of view, which blurred areas and field curvatures are avoided. The lens material allows Polymacon even in extreme situations and for dry eyes wearing these lenses. Since they are very thin, there is no interruption of the eye with oxygen. Two different addition or correction curves are possible. The successor named Pure Vision Multifocal lenses has the same good properties. An adjustment by the optician or ophthalmologist is required. Available the SofLens Multifocal contact lenses from Polymacon than monthly lens.
The Proclear Multifocal contact lens
The Proclear Multifocal contact lens is suitable to compensate for age-related presbyopia. The Proclear Multifocal Type N convinces with a greater proximity, making it suitable for all those who work primarily in the vicinity. The Proclear Multifocal Type D has a larger vision field, and is therefore particularly suitable for driving and working on medium and long distances optimal. The Clariti lenses from CooperVision are ideally geeigent. The materials used are biocompatibel. The eye can not perceive as a foreign body. An adjustment by the optician or ophthalmologist is required here. Available the Proclear Multifocal contact lens is a monthly lens.
The new Dailies Aqua Comfort Plus Multifocal Daily Lenses
At age defective vision (presbyopia), the Dailies Aqua Comfort Plus Multifocal Daily Lenses suitable. It works like a progressive spectacles, whereby a balance of vision at near and farsightedness is possible. Unlike all other multifocal lenses, these are a soft lens as a daily lens. Affected appreciate this very respect to an active life with sports, travel, culture and more. A clear view without limitations of perspective is guaranteed. Blurred transitions or so-called "jumps" do not occur. Three other advantages are the optimal oxygen permeability, the high water content of 69% and the self-wetting function to avoid red eyes. The blue coloration also facilitates handling. Daily cleaning is unnecessary due to daily exchange.
The Biofinity Multifocal contact lenses
Made of silicone hydrogel (oxygen-permeable and water repellent silicone polymers and water) provide the Biofiniti Multifocal contact lenses an even higher comfort than the previous. These are soft contact lenses for near and far range for each age category as well as for people with presbyopia, which have a very high oxygen permeability and are also extremely stable. Even with existing astigmatism, these lenses can be customized. On top of that they adhere better to the eye and the whole day had been wetted through optimal. And, although an additional wetting is not required.
The Biomedics 73
It is the predecessor of Proclear Multifocal contact lens and is no longer produced. The number 73 stands for the percentage of water content. In order for this lens has the highest water content. Good, this lens is in subtle blue coloration including UV protection for the eyesight of +8 to -8. The lens can be worn during the day but also at night. The PureVision Multifocal contact lens This Multifocal lens is made of an Aer gel silicone hydrogel. A particularly high oxygen permeability results with the possibility of including the night to wear the lens for a month continuously. Between the short and long range, the intermediate ranges for a good and sharp vision are covered. By treating the surface with Performa this is very smooth. Deposits can hardly adhere. The lens diameter is 14 mm, the base curve is 8.6. For the near vision is in LOW range, the addition of the HIGH range to 1.5 and from 1.75 available.
The Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact lens
This lens also prepares then no problem if the existing myopia aged added presbyopia. It will come with correct adjustment by the optician to no great change. Different strengths and additions offered. Good vision at different viewing directions, distances and head positions are achieved by the multi-additive effect. In the darkness, there may be slight scattering effects. Again, there is a monthly lens. Proper contact lens for nearsightedness 1. The Air Optix Aqua Multifocal lens is advised in existing myopia. 2. The Proclear Multifocal XR contact lens has an enlarged Sehstärkebereich. To compensate for the short-sightedness of this is up to +4 diopter.
The right and proper contact lens for hyperopia
- The Air Optix Aqua Multifocal lens is also at existing farsightedness.
- For the correction of hyperopia is also suitable the Proclear Multifocal XR enlarged thickness range. The short-sightedness can be compensated up to -20 or +20 Dioptirien.
Special features of Proclear Multifocal XR
XR stands for eXtended Range and therefore for the extension of the previous Proclear Multifocal contact lens. The production takes place entirely according to customer requirements and as needed. The materials used are from the field of biomedicine. Thus, the synthetic material is a copy of Pc and zwitterionic. This provides electrical neutrality, which prevents deposits on the lens surface. In addition, the PC molecules have an excellent water-binding capacity. This leads to a constant wetting of the lens surface. An all-day wearing comfort is the result. For the required daily cleaning and maintenance of Proclear Multifocal XR contact lens a peroxide or a combination solution is used best.
Proper contact lens for driving
For example, the Proclear Multifocal Type D. It has, unlike lenses for to really close over a larger viewing area for seeing into the distance. Furthermore, the Biofinity Multifocal lens silicone hydrogel, which works like a progressive lenses, suitable for driving. Proper contact lens to work on PC The Proclear Multifocal XR with an addition value to +4 diopter and enhanced strength area for near vision is recommended for working on the PC.
The special feature of Bioclear contact lens
These biocompatible contact lens including UV protection the company Sauflon offers a high moisture retention even under high mechanical stress. The material of lense is Filcon IV 1 + AquaAtract ™ and has a water content of 55%. Through the so-called Advanced Edge Technology process it was possible to bring the lens on the accuracy of a nanometer levels of four decimal places. The base curve ying at 8.6 mm. The diameter is 14.2 mm.
The special feature of Bioclear Toric lens
It has the same outstanding wearing characteristics as the Bioclear contact lens, however, is specially designed to be worn with existing astigmatism.
How does a contact lens (lens functionn - Operation of a multifocal contact lens
These are used hard or soft with minimal center thickness lenses primarily in age-related farsightedness (presbyopia) and general refractive error. A distinction is made between the alternating and the bivisuellen system. When alternating system the ranges available are optically isolated and do not have an intermediate region to see any transition from the local to the remote area and conversely. The system, however, produces bivisuelle both images simultaneously. Through targeted training your brain learns the image that is not in use, to ignore. When working on the computer may be caused by the additional exposure to light faster to fatigue. Also for night driving the bivisuelle system is not suitable.
Advantages of contact lens
If you have not worn glasses or need no visual aid, you should be familiar with both the advantages and disadvantages of contact lenses. Many people are so excited that you feel connected to contact lenses of a new freedom and so enjoy again sharp Seeing Double. If you live an active lifestyle, reside in different climatic environments and the slipping of the glasses are sorry, you should decide on your personal side for contact lenses. The organic results of an eye examination may not speak against it, of course. Thanks to innovative techniques, most contact lenses have very smooth surfaces where virtually nothing sticks to deposits.
When is inadvisable contact lenses or what the risks
In eyelid infections or inflammations of the eye (with swelling and / or redness), various eye diseases and eye injuries is not recommended to wear contact lenses. Is a constant eye dryness (too little tear fluid) known should also be dispensed contact lenses. If systemic diseases are present, the use of contact lenses could have a negative impact, glasses should be taken as a visual aid in Recital. Certain allergies or taking special drugs can lead to the exclusion of the use of contact lenses. If clarification is needed in this direction with you, talk to your eye doctor or specialist physician.
Side effects of contact lenses
In 3-5% of votes came at least once to a local inflammation of the cornea, the infiltrative keratitis called. In this case, antibiotic eye drops should be prescribed which must be instilled in the eye you up to a week. Furthermore, occasionally conjunctivitis, Lidreizungen and mild discomfort as dryness, burning or stinging sensations possible. With daily or even with extended wear of up to 7 days and 6 nights, it may lead to serious problems such as corneal ulcers. An ulcer of the cornea can cause subsequently blurred vision. If these symptoms does not deal directly with your optometrist, can lead to scarring. Very rarely, however, the loss of vision.