Eye dryness and discomfort are among the most common contact
lens wearers complains. Contact lenses would be great
if they didn’t feel dry at the end of the day. This
isn’t a problem for everybody, however if your eyes
feel dry at the end of the day, you need to ask your doctor
to switch you to lenses that doesn’t dehydrate as
Among your best options are GP
(gas permeable lenses), silicon hydrogel lenses and biocompatible
lenses, such as Proclear Compatible contacts.
lenses provide additional comfort for people with dry
eyes because of their unique properties. They are made
from amafilcon A and 62% of water.
Cooper Vision, manufacturer of Proclear Compatibles calls
them “biocompatible” contact
lens. What they mean is that the lens integrates with
your body, and your eye doesn’t perceive it as an
intruder. Usually when human body detects a foreign object
(and from your body point of view a contact lens is an
alien object) it tries to reject it surrounding it by
proteins and lipids. This is partially the reason your
lenses feel uncomfortable after 12 hours – because
they are covered in proteins.
In about 1970 scientists discovered that a substance
called phosphorylcholine is responsible for biocompatibility.
Proclear Compatibles contain phosphorylcholine, and this
is the reason your eyes don’t see the lens as a
Proclear Compatible contacts are also available for people
with astigmatism. Proclear Compatibles toric are also
very comfortable and have all the features of Proclear
Cost of Proclear Compatibles
Surprisingly Proclear lenses don’t cost a fortune.
Proclear Compatibles are slightly more expensive than
other frequent replacement contacts. However, since Proclear
lenses are monthly disposables, their cost is about the
same as 2 boxes of 2 weeks disposable lenses like Acuvue
2 or Soflens 59. And if your order Proclear Compatibles
online you can get them with a discount.
If you work on a computer or your eyes just feel dry
after wearing contacts all day, ask your optometrist about
Proclear Compatibles. They might be the solution for you.