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What is LACREON

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Old 03-05-2009, 08:50 PM
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Hello,

I have recently switched to 1-Day Acuvue Moist from focus dailies. I will say the Acuvue are a much more comfortable lens. Cost twice as much but that is worth it.

I cannot find an answer to: What is Lacreon?

All I can find is the marketing phrase
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*LACREON™ is Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.'s brand name for its proprietary technology that permanently embeds a water-holding ingredient, similar to that found in natural tears, into the proven etafilcon A material.
What is the water-holding ingredient and is it coming off the lenses and into my eyes? If I have to store a pair in cleaning/disinfecting solution over-night and wear them again does the "water holding agent" get diminished, rinsed away?
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Old 03-06-2009, 06:54 PM
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Default Lacreon Technology in 1 Day Acuvue Moist

Technically, these are ONE day contact lenses. You really shouldn't be cleaning them overnight or wearing them for more than a day. But I know that many people do.
Based on what I've heard about this Lacreon® it's permanently embedded in the lens. Therefore, no matter what you do to it, it's always going to be a part of the lens and cleaning or storing should have no adverse effects.
I'm not a doctor though and you should always check with a professional.
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Old 03-08-2009, 11:00 AM
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Thank you for your reply.

Yes, I realise its not ideal to wear these contacts for more than one day. I do not do it as a matter of course. But as somebody who has worn contacts for years, I know it does and will happen.

Its good to know that the "moist" is not a coating that wears off. I was concerned these lenses had some sort of lubricant on them that was washing off every time I blinked and going into my eyes. Who knows what the long term affect of something like that would be.

I am very happy with the 1-Day Acuvue moist lenses. I wore Focus Dailies for years and acuvue's are so much more comfortable.
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