Precision1 for Astigmatism is a silicone hydrogel contact lens to correct astigmatism, from highly respected manufacturers Alcon.
If you suffer from astigmatism you will have been prescribed a toric contact lens by your Optometrist to help address
Precision 1 for Astigmatism has been designed with new astigmatic contact lens wearers in mind, it provides precise vision, dependable comfort, and easy handling, which are the three top reasons new wearers stop wearing lenses (1).
Precision1 for Astigmatism contains Alcons unique Precision Balance 8|4 a feature that allows the toric contact lens to stabilise within 60 seconds of insertion, and to remain stable throughout the day, providing clear, sharp vision. They also include Alcons SmartSurface Technology which holds 80% of moisture on the outer surface and greater than 51% water content at its core. These two features create a new generation of comfortable and stable, daily disposable contact lenses.
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Yes. Precision1 for Astigmatism have been designed with the new contact lens wearer in mind, they provide precise vision, dependable comfort, and easy handling, which are the three top reasons new wearers stop wearing lenses (1). They are daily disposable contact lenses so there’s no cleaning routine to master, plus, they have a handling tint which makes insertion easier.
Yes, Precision1 for Astigmatism is made from a silicone hydrogel material called Verofilcon A and incorporates SmartSurface technology. They have a water content of 51% and oxygen permeability of 90%, creating a comfortable, stable, silicone hydrogel contact lens to help correct the effects of astigmatism.
Precision1 for Astigmatism include Alcons SmartSurface Technology which holds 80% of moisture on the outer surface and greater than 51% water content at its core. They also feature the unique Precision Balance 8|4 design to ensure the contact lenses remain stable and are quick to settle, taking under 60 seconds after insertion to settle and stabilise.
Wearing Type: Silicone Hydrogel, Toric, Daily Disposable Contact Lenses
Power Range: -0.00 to -8.00 and +0.50 to +4.00
Base Curve(s): 8.5
Lens Material: Verofilcon A
Technology: SmartSurface Technology
Water Content: 51%
Oxygen Permeability: 90 Dk/t
Handling Tint: Yes
UVA/UVB Protection: Yes. 90% UVA and 99% of UVB
Quantity Per Box: 30
Author: John Dreyer Optometrist Bsc(Hons), MCOPTOM, DipCLP
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