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JUST RELEASED Biotrue ONEday contact lenses

 

Bausch + Lomb Receives US FDA Clearance

for Biotrue™ ONEday Contact Lenses

Made From Breakthrough HyperGel™ Material, Daily Disposable Lens

Provides Exceptional Vision and Comfort. Even After 16 Hours of Wear.

COME IN TODAY TO BE FIT IN THE NEW BIOTRUE ONEday CONTACT LENSES

 

CHICAGO, IL – Today at the American Optometric Association (AOA) annual conference, Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued clearance of Biotrue™ ONEday, a premium daily disposable contact lens. Biotrue ONEday is made from HyperGel™, an innovative, next generation of daily disposable material that has the best features of conventional hydrogels and silicone hydrogels.  The lens offers high water content and delivers more oxygen than a traditional hydrogel – all without the need for silicone – while maintaining the comfort of conventional hydrogels.  BiotrueONEday contact lenses provide consistent, clear, comfortable vision throughout the day because the innovative, bio-inspired material helps them retain moisture and optical shape even after hours of wear. As a bio-inspired product, these lenses extend the Biotruebrand portfolio which also includes Biotrue® multi-purpose solution.

Biotrue ONEday was created by the eye health scientists at Bausch + Lomb to be the first daily disposable lens with three bio-inspired features.  The bio-inspired lenses contain 78 percent water, the same water content as the cornea, and deliver the oxygen level needed by the open eye to maintain healthy, white eyes. The outer surface of the lens is designed to mimic the lipid layer of tear film to prevent dehydration. Biotrue ONEday lenses provide the maximum amount of moisture of any daily disposable lens on the market today, even after 16 hours of wear.

“Patients often report that they have blurred vision at the end of the day or have to blink a few times to clear their vision when they are working on their computer.  Blurred vision can be caused by contact lenses losing moisture, which changes the shape of the contact lens and can distort their clarity of vision,” said Calvin Roberts M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer, Bausch + Lomb. “HyperGel helps our new Biotrue ONEday contact lenses mimic our own healthy tears and maintains virtually the same moisture level of the natural eye. This helps Biotrue ONEday contact lenses retain their shape and maintain clear vision throughout the day.”

“Bausch + Lomb is deeply committed to continued innovation in contact lenses and solutions, and today’s introduction of BiotrueONEday lenses represents another important step in the company’s mission of helping people see better to live better,” said Sheila Hopkins, president, global Vision Care, Bausch + Lomb. “Biotrue ONEday lenses are the first contact lenses to feature the revolutionary new material HyperGel offering contact lens wearers comfortable vision throughout the day and helping to address the unmet needs of today’s contact lens wearer.” 

Biotrue ONEday lenses were introduced in May in Italy and will be introduced in the U.K. and Nordics later in the year.

 

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To Our Patients at Central Ohio Eyecare,

We hope this finds you healthy and well. Our practice is preparing to welcome you back on May 4th, 2020 for your eye health needs. This announcement is to inform you of the additional steps we have taken to protect you, our patients, while you are in our office for care.

What steps have we taken to mitigate COVID-19 risk in our offices?

• We check the temperature of everyone who enters our offices, including staff and doctors, every day.

• We expect our doctors and staff to wear masks, gloves, and goggles or face shields at all times.

• All patients are required to wear a mask covering their nose and mouth while in our office.

• We use disinfectant to clean all surfaces and instruments after every patient.

• All frames will be collected and cleaned following each patient use.

• Friends and family members are asked to stay home or wait outside (unless their help is needed).

• We ask you to call us when you arrive in our parking lot.

• We ask you to go to our website to complete any new patient paperwork prior to arrival.

We look forward to welcoming you back to our practice. Rest assured we will continue to deliver your eye health care services in a clean and safe environment for you.

Best wishes,

Dr. LaMar G. Zigler

Dr. David M. Zigler