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    I have been wearing Acuvue 2 for several years now and they work fine. My eyes will get dry when it's late night. Recently, my eye doc said to try the Acuvue Moist One Day. They work ok except I've noticed I can't wear them for as many days (obviously they are dailies which I take out every night like my Acuvue 2s).

    My main concern is 1) get as much oxygen to my eyes 2) enough moisture

    The materials for these two lenses are exactly the same (from lens.com): 47% etafilcon A, and 58% H2o. So are the lenses the same?

    I see DK mentioned a lot in the threads. Is that the same as the percentage of water content?

    Thanks for any help you can give.

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    Quote Originally Posted by goldenjava View Post
    I have been wearing Acuvue 2 for several years now and they work fine. My eyes will get dry when it's late night. Recently, my eye doc said to try the Acuvue Moist One Day. They work ok except I've noticed I can't wear them for as many days (obviously they are dailies which I take out every night like my Acuvue 2s).

    My main concern is 1) get as much oxygen to my eyes 2) enough moisture

    The materials for these two lenses are exactly the same (from lens.com): 47% etafilcon A, and 58% H2o. So are the lenses the same?

    I see DK mentioned a lot in the threads. Is that the same as the percentage of water content?

    Thanks for any help you can give.
    I believe Acuvue moist one day lenses are a tad thinner and even with the same water content actually will behave more like a high water content extended wear lens.

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