Important information for AIR OPTIX® AQUA Multifocal (lotrafilcon B) contact lenses: For daily wear up to 6 nights for near / far-sightedness and/or presbyopia.
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Center distance multifocal contacts may slow, halt myopia “Given the high risk of ocular complications with increased levels of myopia, practitioners should consider using multifocal contact lens designs that slow the progression of myopia in children as a proactive part of their clinical practice,” Cooper [...]
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New Data Demonstrate VTI's Multifocal Contact Lenses Effective in Reducing Myopia Progression in Children by 96% Cooper J, O'Connor, B, Watanabe R, Fuerst R, Berger S, Eisenberg N, Dillehay SM. Case series analysis of myopic progression control with a unique extended depth of focus multifocal contact lens. Eye & Contact Lens. 2017;(e-pub prior to publication [...]
GLA supplementation improved patient's MGD signs, symptoms A 59-year-old contact lens wearer presented for evaluation and follow-up care. His ocular health history included chronic dry eye, a single episode of herpes simplex keratitis in the left eye and bilateral MGD. He wore Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact [...]
Understanding the latest developments in contact lenses technology From introducing treatment that uses specially designed overnight contact lenses to alter the shape of the eye while sleeping to new soft multifocal designs, Dr. Poonam Yadav, Consultant Ophthalmology, Columbia Asia Hospital, Sarjapur Road helps us in [...]
A contact lens, or simply contact, is a thin lens placed directly on the surface of the eye. Contact lenses are considered medical devices and can be worn to correct vision, or for cosmetic or therapeutic reasons. In 2004, it was estimated that 125 million people use contact lenses worldwide, including 28 to 38 million in the United States. In 2010, worldwide contact lens market was estimated at $6.1 billion, while the U.S. soft lens market is estimated at $2.1 billion. Some have estimated that the global market will reach $11.7 billion by 2015. As of 2010, the average age of contact lens wearers globally was 31 years old and two thirds of wearers were female.
People choose to wear contact lenses for many reasons. Aesthetics and cosmetics are often motivating factors for people...
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The FINANCIAL -- Bausch + Lomb on February 25 announced the introduction of Bausch + Lomb ULTRA for Presbyopia contact lenses, a monthly replacement silicone hydrogel lens that combines the company’s innovative MoistureSeal technology, which... “We are proud to provide eye care professionals a new innovative multifocal lens that unites our MoistureSeal technology with the outstanding optics customers have come to expect from Bausch + Lomb contact lenses,” said Mark McKenna, senior vice...
Safilens has announced the launch of its new monthly silicone hydrogel contact lens for presbyopia called Open 30 Presbyo. Like its predecessor, ‘fusion 1day presbyo daily,’ the new monthly contact lens uses an innovative afocal design which is patented by Safilens as the company believes it is “a veritable revolution in contact lenses for presbyopia. The new contact lens is neither multifocal nor progressive, but features a small hyper-refractive central area that keeps paraxial optical rays out of the retinal image, according to Safilens.
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The auto-focus contact lenses that help you see in the dark: Liquid film gives wearers perfect vision at any distance in low light While glasses, conventional contact lenses and surgery provide some improvement ... it can mean a frustrating future of swapping glasses or wearing multifocal lenses. But a new technology promises to deliver glasses that adapt to whatever the wearer ... [...]
Contact Lenses Market Is Anticipated To Hit $12.48 Billion by 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. Multifocal contact lenses are expected to grow faster than the global average, driven by demand in treating presbyopia and other age-related ophthalmic ailments. Corrective contact lenses demand accounted for over 40% of the overall market share in 2013 ... [...]
CooperVision updates OptiExpert app with toric calculator This update was intended to compliment the app’s original functionality: converting the Efron Grading Scales into a pocket digital tool for practitioners seeking to transition their presbyopic patients to multifocal contact lenses. To download the app ... [...]
CooperVision updates its OptiExpert app which is used by practitioners seeking to transition their presbyopic patients to multifocal contact lenses. Again, the patient's most recent spectacles prescription is simply entered into the calculator to receive initial diagnostic lens suggestions from ... [...]
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Commissioner Matthew Ridenhour Eliminates Glasses and Contacts After Visian ICL Procedure at Christenbury Eye Center After wearing contact lenses for more than 25 years ... Today, Dr. Christenbury is the most experienced multifocal implant surgeon in the United States. Dr. Kenneth Mathys is a Board-Certified, fellowship-trained Cornea and Refractive surgeon. [...]
Contact lenses are wonderful medical devices that can not only elevate your vision but can also add convenience to your daily activities and save you from injury too. But looking at the latest advancement in contact lens technology, over the last decade or so comfort, breathability and vision demands have certainly increased. From introducing treatment that uses specially designed overnight contact lenses to alter the shape of the eye while sleeping to new soft multifocal designs, Dr. Poonam...
Global contact lens market was valued at USD 9.4 billion in 2015; further the market is estimated to reach USD 18.1 billion by the end of 2023 witnessing a compound annual growth rate of 8.1% over the forecast period. In terms of volume, the global market is estimated to reach 2.527 billion units by the end of 2023.- Advertisement - - Market Research Pro - “Contact Lens Market: Global Demand, Growth Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2023”The global contact lens market is segmented into...
Get Key Market Research Reports and Insightful Company ProfilesThe growing adoption of soft lenses by several regions is anticipated to drive the “Contact Lenses Market” growth.The Global Contact Lenses Market is anticipated to reach USD 17.72 billion by 2025, according to a new report. The rising adoption of contact lenses by consumers and use of innovative materials for manufacturing contact lenses are the key drivers of the market.The growing aging population and rising tendency of...