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Acuvue – the best promotion or the best quality?

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Acuvue is currently the most prescribed contact lens. Produced by Johnson & Johnson, Acuvue contact lenses are, by far, more extensively advertised than any other brand of contact lenses — no wonder they are so popular! But let’s take an objective look, and compare the features of Acuvue lenses with those of other brands of contact lenses.

Acuvue offers the following types of contact lenses:

  • Acuvue extended wear lenses (you can wear them for a week without taking them off, then replace them with a new pare)

  • Acuvue 2, which is 2-week replacement contact lenses

  • Acuvue Advance — 1–2 weeks replacement contacts that offer exceptional comfort

  • 1 Day Acuvue – daily disposable contacts

  • Acuvue 2 Colors — color contacts (opaques or enhancement) that are 2-week replacement color contact lens

  • Acuvue toric — lenses specially designed for people with astigmatism

  • Acuvue bifocal — bifocal contacts for patients with presbyopia

How Acuvue advanced differs from other contact lenses

Acuvue Advance Contact Lenses by Vistakon Currently there are two main types of hydrogel used in contacts. Each one has its advantages and disadvantages. Traditional hydrogel lenses are comfortable and allow the eye to stay moist, but they don’t allow much oxygen to pass, so the eye can’t breathe. Silicone hydrogels allow the eye to breathe, but are not as comfortable.

Hydroclear – the new material used in Acuvue Advance, combines the two features, so Acuvue Advance allows 3 times more oxygen through than any other lens with traditional hydrogel. Hydroclear is a moisture rich element that lies throughout the interior and exterior of the lens and provides a soft, silky feeling. The result is what every contact wearer wants – long lasting comfort for the eye.

Acuvue Advance contacts are particularly recommended for people who wear their lenses all day long and work at the computer. If you are peering at your monitor all day, you’ve probably noticed how tired your eyes are by the end of the day, and your contact lenses feel like sand. This is mostly because people blink much less than normal, while working on the computer, and their eyes dry quicker. The unique design of Acuvue Advanced prevents this dryness and general tiredness.

Also, Advanced lenses experience very low protein build-up and offer the highest level of UV-blocking available on today's soft contact lens market.

If you are currently prescribed Acuvue 2 contacts, or any other 2 week replacement contacts lenses, and by the end of the day you feel like your eyes are tired and dry, you can switch to Accuvue Advance and see if your eyes feel more comfortable.

Unfortunately, Acuvue Advanced doesn't come in toric, so it isn't suitable for people with astigmatism

Are Acuvue advanced significantly more expensive than other lenses?

They cost about 25-30% more than Acuvue 2 or other frequent replacement contact lenses. However, if you order your Acuvue contacts online from reputable retailers, it would cost you less than 50 cents a day. Wouldn’t you agree that comfort and a fresh look for your eyes is worth that much?

CoastalContacts.com is a well-known online contact lens and glasses retailer. They carry a big selection of contact lenses at the lowest prices. You can get all brandname lenses prescribed by your doctor 40–70% cheaper than from the doctor’s office. Free shipping is available. Ships worldwide.
1800Contacts is the largest retailer of mail order contact lenses. They have a good selection of lenses and the prices are low. Free shipping on all orders. Ships worldwide.

AClens - save 70% on Contact Lenses

AClens has been selling contacts and other optical goods online since 1996. They are a trusted and established company. The website is well organised, so you can find your lenses in seconds. Prices are very low.

 

 

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