Acuvue produces Oaysis, 1-Day Trueye, Advance with Hydraclear and Acuvue 2 contact lenses for nearsighted and farsighted people, as of 2015. Acuvue also makes contact lenses to treat astigmatism and presbyopia.Continue Reading
HydraClear technology keeps lenses hydrated and smooth so that wearers do not feel like they are wearing contact lenses. Lenses with HydraClear feature a wetting agent mixed into the contact lens formula. The Oaysis, Advance and 1-Day Trueye contact lenses use this technology. Acuvue uses Lacreon technology in its 1-Day lenses to keep them moist longer. These lenses work well for part-time or first-time contact lens users.
Acuvue brand contact lenses include protection from the sun's ultraviolet rays. The company divides its lenses into Class 1 and Class 2 categories. Lenses in Class 1 block 90 percent of ultraviolet-A radiation and 99 percent of ultraviolet-B radiation. Oaysis, Advance and 1-Day Trueye lenses are in this category. Class 2 lenses block 50 percent of ultraviolet-A radiation and 90 percent of ultraviolet-B radiation. Moist, Acuvue 2, Acuvue 2 Colours, and Acuvue Bifocals are in this category.
The company uses silicone hydrogels and hydrogels to make its contact lenses. Lenses made with silicone hydrogels also include senofilcon A, galyfilcon A or nerafilcon B materials. Lenses made with Hydrogels also include etafilcon A. The different materials affect the lenses' oxygen permeability, or the amount of oxygen that reaches the eye.Learn more about Glasses & Contacts