Soflens 66 vs comfort

Discussion in 'Optometry Archives' started by Robin2, May 21, 2004.

  1. Robin2

    Robin2 Guest

    Hi,

    what's the difference between Soflens 66 and Soflens Comfort?

    Soflens Comfort seems to be slightly cheaper. Other than that, the
    only info I've found is this:



    Soflens 66:
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    A high water content spherical soft lens manufactured using cast
    molding technology, and designed for use in the correction of myopia
    on a daily wear basis. Lenses are provided to you in foil-sealed
    tamper-evident packages.



    Manufacturer: Bausch & Lomb
    Lens: SofLens 66. Each box contains six (6) lenses/pieces with same
    prescription.
    Material, % H20 Process: Alphafilicon A, 66%, cast molded
    FDA Group: 1
    Diameter (mm): 14.0
    Base Curve (mm): F/M (8.4mm), S/M (8.1mm)
    Center Thickness (mm): 0.09 to 0.12
    Optic Zone (mm): 9.0
    dk+Value: 32
    Disinfection Method: Heat, Chemical, Peroxide
    Power: +0.50 to +6.00, -0.50 to –6.00 in 0.25-steps. -6.50 to -9.00 in
    0.50-steps. Plus powers only available in F/M.


    Soflens Comfort:
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    SofLens Comfort contact lenses deliver clear vision with the everyday
    comfort you've been looking for. In fact, consumer testing shows that
    Soflens Comfort lenses are preferred for comfort over leading
    competitive lenses.Lenses are provided to you in foil-sealed
    tamper-evident packages.

    SofLens Comfort is also sold under the name B&L Two Week.



    Manufacturer: Bausch & Lomb
    Lens: SofLens Comfort. Each box contains six (6) lenses/pieces with
    same prescription.
    Material, % H20 Process: 59
    FDA Group:
    Diameter (mm): 14.2
    Base Curve (mm): 8.6
    Center Thickness (mm):
    Optic Zone:
    dk+ Value:
    Disinfection Method:
    Power: +6.00 to -6.00 in 0.25-steps. -6.00 to -9.00 in 0.50-steps. Not
    available in +/-0.00, -0.25 and +0.25.
     
    Robin2, May 21, 2004
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  2. Robin2

    Robin2 Guest

    ...and what about (Coopervision) Frequency 55 and Frequency 58? What's
    the difference between those?? Anyone that knows?
     
    Robin2, May 22, 2004
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  3. Robin2

    Dr Judy Guest

    If you look at your own information, you will note that they are made of
    different materials, have different base curves and different diameters.

    In other words, they will fit and behave differently.

    Dr Judy
     
    Dr Judy, May 22, 2004
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  4. Robin2

    Dr Judy Guest

    Different materials, different diameters, different fitting characteristics.

    Dr Judy
     
    Dr Judy, May 22, 2004
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