Dailies Aquacomfort Plus Contact Lenses
Dailies AquaComfort Plus is a family of daily disposable lenses manufactured by Alcon. Dailies AquaComfort Plus Contact Lenses are available in spherical (for nearsightedness and farsightedness), astigmatic (for astigmatism), and multifocal soft contact lens designs.
Dailies AquaComfort Plus Contact Lenses are soaked in a saline solution with HPMC (Hydroxy-propyl methylcellulose) that keeps the lenses moist, soft, and silky providing superior comfort upon insertion. HPMC acts as a cushion that improves initial comfort, which has been proven in clinical studies comparing Dailies AquaComfort Plus Lenses to other daily disposables.
Dailies AquaComfort Plus Lenses offer outstanding tear film stability. Blink-activated moisturizing agents are released to keep the lenses wettable and comfortable the entire day. Every time the wearer blinks, these moisturizing agents are released into the natural tear film providing continuous refreshment and supporting a stable tear film.
Dailies AquaComfort Plus Contact Lenses are available for near- and farsighted vision correction in the following power ranges: -0.50D to -6.00D (0.25D increments), -6.50D to -10.00D (0.50D increments), and +0.50D to +6.00D (0.25D increments). It is indicated for the correction of myopia and hyperopia for non-diseased eyes with up to 1.50 diopters of astigmatism that does not affect visual acuity.
Dailies AquaComfort Plus Toric lenses are indicated for the correction astigmatism, and of myopia and hyperopia for non-diseased eyes with 6.00 diopters or less of astigmatism.
It is available in the following power ranges:
Axis: 10°, 20°, 70°, 80°, 90°, 100°, 110°, 160°, 170°, 180°
Cylinder: -0.75D, -1.25D, -1.75D
-6.50D to -8.00D (0.50D increments)
+4.00D to -6.00D (0.25D increments)
Dailies AquaComfort Plus Multifocal lenses are indicated for the correction of myopia, hyperopia, and/or presbyopia for non-diseased eyes with 1.50 diopters or less of astigmatism which requires a reading addition of +3.00 diopters or less. It is available in the following power ranges: +6.00D to -10.00D (0.25D increments); ADD: LO, MED, HI.
Dailies AquaComfort Plus Contact Lenses are made of nelfilcon A, a hydrogel material with 69% water content. Dailies are manufactured with the use of LightStream Technology, a patented contact lens manufacturing process that helps to ensure crisp optics to provide clear vision, consistent edge quality to minimize edge distortion, and smooth surface to provide all-day comfort.
Dailies AquaComfort Plus Toric lenses are designed for stability. It has a Toric Back Surface Design that matches the toricity of the cornea. It also has a Dual Thin Zone Design for quick stabilization. These features help to minimize rotation and stabilize the lens on the eye giving a constant, clear vision.
DAILIES AquaComfort Plus Multifocal lenses offer a unique Precision Profile design wherein prescription strengths blend smoothly providing instant focus and smooth transition. With these lenses on, focusing at different distances is comfortable without causing eyestrain.
Lenses with VISITINT have a color additive which is copper phthalocyanine. It creates a light blue edge to edge color to improve lens visibility. DAILIES AquaComfort Plus Toric lenses has phthalocyanine green as a color additive.
Some individuals may have difficulties adapting to multifocal lenses. It is recommended to wear these contact lenses only during activities that are not too visually demanding until the eyes have adjusted and the patient is comfortable with the lenses.