Ultra for Astigmatism is a monthly disposable silicone hydrogel contact lenses designed to correct the effects of astigmatism.
People with astigmatism often experience blurriness, glare and even double vision, which can cause, squinting, eye strain, headaches or even migraines. Ultra for Astigmatism contain Bausch and Lombs innovative OpticAlign design, which offers stable, clear vision (2) whilst reducing halos and glare.
Bausch and Lombs Ultra for Astigmatism is a high quality specialist contact lens to correct the effects of astigmatism so there are not many alternatives to choose from but you can check out AirOptix for Astigmatism plus Hydraglyde, which is also a silicone hydrogel monthly disposable contact lens for astigmatism.
MoistureSeal is a patented Technology by Bausch and Lomb which allows the contact lens to maintain 95% of it’s moisture for a full 16 hours - providing a comfortable wearing experience from insertion to removal.
OpticAlign is an innovative feature of Bausch and Loms Ultra for Astigmatism contact lenses that provides stable, constantly clear vision, along with spherical aberration control in both axes to help reduce glare and halos often experienced by people with astigmatism.
Ultra for Astigmatism is a monthly disposable contact lens, meaning it is approved for daily wear for upto 30 consecutive days and up to 16 per day, you will need to remove clean and store the lens. It is also possible to wear Ultra for Astigmatism as an extended wear lens, up to 7 consecutive days and nights, if approved by your Optometrist.
Manufacturer: Bausch and Lomb
Wearing Type: Silicone Hydrogel, Monthly disposable, Toric
Power Range: -0.25 to -9.00 and +0.25 to +6.00
Base Curve(s): 8.6
Lens Material: Samfilcon A
Technology: MoistureSeal Technology and OpticAlign design
Water Content: 46%
Oxygen Permeability: 114 Dk/t
Handling Tint: Yes
UVA/UVB Protection: No
Quantity Per Box: 3
Inside Out Indicator: No
1 Data on file. Bausch & Lomb Incorporated. Rochester, NY.; 2013.
2 Results from a 7-investigator, multi-site 2-week study of Bausch + Lomb ULTRA® for Astigmatism contact lenses on 157 current soft contact lens wearers.
Author: John Dreyer Optometrist Bsc(Hons), MCOPTOM, DipCLP
John qualified from Aston University in 1980, he has authored for Contactlenses.co.uk over the last 20 years, bringing his expertise to visitors to the site and providing valuable optical advice to customer questions throughout the years. He has been featured in several leading publications including The Express and ITProPortal.