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  1. I have never heard of these tests but plan to do...

    I have never heard of these tests but plan to do some research on my own.

    I have the AA and I question how someone could wear them to 2 months. I have stretched mine to 1 month of use as...
  2. Well, I used Alcon Opti-free express at first for...

    Well, I used Alcon Opti-free express at first for a month or two and then switched to Aquify at the suggestion of my doctor for the bacteria protection and must say I am very pleased with the Aquify...
  3. Nope.. it's done all the time. Called monovision....

    Nope.. it's done all the time. Called monovision. Some folks do it so they don't have to mess with bifocal contacts which I hear don't always work that well. I wear monovision lenses and it works...
  4. ID Mark

    Mine have the 1-2-3 mark. I don't think they have to be a little dry to see but then I use a magnifying glass to check mine out before I put them in anyway to check for tears, nicks, etc.

    Hope...
  5. Opti free Express for F55 Toric Lenses

    I have F55 toric lenses and when I got them I started them with the Alcon Opti Free Express but have since changed over to Aquify, which I love. I can wear my lenses longer and they are more...
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    You know Trixie.. there seems to be alot of...

    You know Trixie.. there seems to be alot of controversy on this.. It was my understanding from my doctor to rinse my case daily with HOT water and allow it to air dry prior to adding new solution.
    ...
  7. Lens.com

    Good selection and decent prices.

    MissKitty

    :)
  8. Is corrective eye surgery possible for a 2 time post op RK patient?

    HI, I have had RK surgery performed on my right eye twice. (my left eye is doing great, so no need to touch it)

    Once in 1985 and again in 1995. It has deteriorated to 20/80 from 20/20 in 13...
  9. Visibility detioration on 2 week disposables?

    Anyone notice a visibility deterioration on two week disposable lenses before time to change to new pair?

    Normally I have one month disposables, but I wonder with the 2 week disposable hydrogels...
  10. Visibility detioration on 2 week disposables?

    Anyone notice a visibility deterioration on two week disposable lenses before time to change to new pair?

    Normally I have one month disposables, but I wonder with the 2 week disposable hydrogels...
  11. If you're that lazy and forgetful.. I am afraid...

    If you're that lazy and forgetful.. I am afraid you would forget to take them out after a month and throw them away for a new pair.

    Sounds to me like you would be better off with daily...
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    Though they are daily disposables maybe you could...

    Though they are daily disposables maybe you could get away with it since you are throwing them away at the end of the day?.

    As far as I know you're not supposed to swim at all with contacts,...
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    Good news for you! I just did some more...

    Good news for you!

    I just did some more research and discovered Focus Dailies made by CIBA offer a Toric disposable daily lens. Though their astigmatism (cylinder) parameters are pretty low.....
  14. Purevision Blurry Lens

    I don't think so.. it sounds as if your power it either off or they made the wrong power to the lens? I don't think your eyes have to adjust to them? Least mine didn't? You might want to check...
  15. Yes, B & L Purevisions come in power -12.0 all...

    Yes, B & L Purevisions come in power -12.0 all the way down to +6.0. You can get them at Lens.com

    MissKitty
  16. AAA cylinder parameters for astigmatism only go...

    AAA cylinder parameters for astigmatism only go to -2.25 and they are a silicon hydrogel.

    The only other brand of lens that has a "higher" cylinder for astigmatism (at this time) in the...
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    AAA come in only 8.6 base curve and 14.5 diameter...

    AAA come in only 8.6 base curve and 14.5 diameter though they go up to a -2.25 for astigmatism. They are a silcone hydrogel with hydroclear and offer excellent oxygen transmission to the eye and are...
  18. Acuvue Advance are pretty comfortable lenses and...

    Acuvue Advance are pretty comfortable lenses and mine were great out of the box and within a week I knew I loved them and it didn't take any getting used to?

    So, if yours are giving you trouble...
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    Acuvue Advance for Astigmatism

    No, they are not daily disposables.. pretty pricey for that..LOL And you are right about very few Toric Daily Disposables.. I think I am yet to run across any.

    MissKitty
    :)
  20. Acuvue Advance for Astigmatism

    Acuvue Advance for astigmatism offers up to -9.0 and up to +6.0 sphere for their lenses.. which is power correction.

    Perhaps you were looking at the cylinder figure for correcting the astigmatism...
  21. Absolutely. I do it all the time as I don't wear...

    Absolutely. I do it all the time as I don't wear mine everyday but I probably change the solution every 2 days, since I wear mine at least every other day, though I have been told you can store your...
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    Frequency 55

    No they are a 30 day, daily wear, disposable lense. Designed to be worn as a monthly daily wear lens, which means you take the lenses out each night and replace with a new lens on a monthly basis....
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    I am waiting for my Proclear trial lens to come...

    I am waiting for my Proclear trial lens to come in. Right now I am wearing a Purevision Toric hydrogel lens which I like due to it's comfort and it doesn't change my vision like my Frequency 55 toric...
  24. Eye Docs and Profit

    I don't think the docs make that much profit on those lenses... or least don't think mine did in my case.

    He offered a $40 off discount on either 4 boxes or a total purchase or $100. 3 boxes of...
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    Inside out lens

    Well, in the beginning I didn't think I could get a handle on the "bowl" thing either but didn't take long to figure it out. once you get a handle on it.. you can tell right away.

    The key to the...
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    Yeah, why they don't imprint this lense I don't...

    Yeah, why they don't imprint this lense I don't know. But, you can tell.. just hold up your lens on the tip of your finger and look at it from the side.. it should look like a "little bowl". IF...
  27. Yes, you can keep your lens in solution, closed...

    Yes, you can keep your lens in solution, closed in your case, for up to a month, after which time you would have to change the solution.

    MissKitty
  28. Hi, there.. I wear Frequency 55 Toric lenses and...

    Hi, there.. I wear Frequency 55 Toric lenses and I use Alcon Refresh wetting drops with my lenses as well as Alcon Clerz and find both of these work well for me. But, I know everyone is different. ...
  29. 18 hrs with Frequency 55 Aspheric

    OMG!!! Brown eye guy.. tell me it isn't so. You are not really wearing those lenses for 18 hrs straight are you??? Shame on you!!!

    Those eyes need oxygen, let alone they are supposed to soak...
  30. I wear Frequency 55 lenses and I am on my...

    I wear Frequency 55 lenses and I am on my computer a fair amount of time, as much as 8 hours without much of a break. I just put some rewetting drops in my eyes every couple of hours.

    I find it...
  31. one year prescriptions

    I would be amazed if your doctor gave you a problem with this..

    Your prescription is still good, as it is for a year irregardless of how long your lenses last. (Stuff happens) Now if it were...
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    Purevision Diameter

    You know my first set of lenses from my Doc were Purevision and my right eye has an astigmatism and requires a Toric lens which was a Purevision Toric 14.0 diameter... but there wasn't enough...
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    I wear Toric Lenses and have worn both Purevision...

    I wear Toric Lenses and have worn both Purevision and Frequency 55 Toric. They were both comfortable immediately. I was amazed, like nothing in my eye. I forget I am wearing them. I don't find...
  34. I didn't know a Frequency 55 Toric was a daily...

    I didn't know a Frequency 55 Toric was a daily disposable lens.. seems pretty pricey for that.

    It is designed as a one month disposable. I wear mine as a one month dispsable but wear them daily...
  35. I wear frequency 55 toric lenses and I think I...

    I wear frequency 55 toric lenses and I think I have worn them through various conditions, cold, sinus infections, windy, dusty, hot and cold days? I have yet to ever "feel" them in my eyes. I can't...
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    The XR stands for Extra Range on the astigmatism,...

    The XR stands for Extra Range on the astigmatism, going up to -5.75. They are a bit pricey, about $80 a box depending on who you buy them from.

    MissKitty
  37. A toric lens, is a lens designed for someone with...

    A toric lens, is a lens designed for someone with an astigmatism.. hence the diff between a Frequency 55 toric and a regular Frequency 55 without the astigmatism correction.

    MissKitty
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    I carry a spare case with me and a very small...

    I carry a spare case with me and a very small bottle of solution in the event I have to take my lenses out at some point during the day and I am away from home. I also carry my bottle of rewetting...
  39. I am not sure if I should answer this but seems...

    I am not sure if I should answer this but seems someone has to ask?

    Base curve is normally anywhere from 8.3 to 9.0 with a most common range of 8.6 to 8.7Base curve is the inside diameter of...
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    Well, I don't know what everyone else might reply...

    Well, I don't know what everyone else might reply but this is what I was told by my practitioner.

    Rinse the case well (daily) with HOT water and let air dry. This should be no problem since you...
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    A good MPS solution.. go with name brand if...

    A good MPS solution.. go with name brand if possible and make sure its compatible with the type of lenses you are prescribed...i.e. soft, RGP, silicon hydrogel, etc.

    Contact lense cases to fit...
  42. Thread: Need Help

    by misskitty
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    She might also try Similsan for dry eyes which is...

    She might also try Similsan for dry eyes which is also suitable for contact use. Supposed to be the latest and greatest compared to Restasis without the heavy scrip cost.

    Sounds like she was...
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    Hello EyeRobot.. Lets see if i can explain...

    Hello EyeRobot..

    Lets see if i can explain this for you about glass prescriptions:

    The first number in an eyeglass prescription is the sphere.. that is the number used to either add near or far...
  44. PureVision are great lenses, comfortable, easy to...

    PureVision are great lenses, comfortable, easy to handle, great vision. They are comfortable as long as you keep them clean, like any lens. But, then everyone is different in how their eyes handle...
  45. Purevision lenses are designed for 30 day...

    Purevision lenses are designed for 30 day continuous wear (day and night) or 30 day, daily wear.. meaning take them out at night, soak them and wear the next day and then throw them out after 30...
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    I have not personally used the Clear Care for my...

    I have not personally used the Clear Care for my Purevision contacts but do know they say it is ideal for all types of soft contact lenses including the new hydrogels. Clear Care is clinically...
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    I too dont' understand why some companies carry...

    I too dont' understand why some companies carry only certain lenses.. i.e. diameters, base curve, astigmatism correction, etc. I guess they feel they gear their product for the "majority" and the...
  48. You can store your lenses in the case in the same...

    You can store your lenses in the case in the same solution up to 30 days continuosly (this is without wearing them), if you are going to store them longer than that, then you need to change the...
  49. NO.. as I understand it.. once they dry out, they...

    NO.. as I understand it.. once they dry out, they are done.. (especially overnight) dry, brittle and not worth the risk of damaging your eye trying to re-hydrate them.

    I wouldn't try it.. be...
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    I currently have both.. I like the Purevision as...

    I currently have both.. I like the Purevision as they are a little stiffer and easier to handle in the hand.. and they are very comfortable. They are 30 day daily wear lenses for me since I am an...
  51. Purevision lenses are designed for 30 day...

    Purevision lenses are designed for 30 day continuous wear (day and night) or 30 day, daily wear.. meaning take them out at night, soak them and wear the next day and then throw them out after 30...
  52. I currently have both.. I like the Purevision...

    I currently have both.. I like the Purevision as they are a little stiffer and easier to handle in the hand.. and they are very comfortable. They are 30 day daily wear lenses for me since I am an...
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    Purevision lenses are designed for 30 day...

    Purevision lenses are designed for 30 day continuous wear (day and night) or 30 day, daily wear.. meaning take them out at night, soak them and wear the next day and then throw them out after 30...
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    For the most part you should have no problem...

    For the most part you should have no problem taking contacts in or out. I know the 1st week I had my new soft lenses I thought I would never get a handle on getting them in or out. And was...
  55. Here is another take on the generic solution...

    Here is another take on the generic solution scenario. I don't use a generic at this time but I am the first person to advocate saving money but when it comes to my eyes I just don't know??

    The...
  56. No.. not that it is hush I don't think since the...

    No.. not that it is hush I don't think since the info was pretty readily available.. I think it is just "the way it is".

    misskitty
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    Frequency 55 XR and new to Forum

    Yep, brand new and a great site I have found so far. Alot of good info and alot of questions I have been able to answer for some folks so that makes me feel good since I know what it's like needing...
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    Acuvue Advance

    From the Johnson and Johnson site:

    How should I clean my ACUVUE® lenses?

    We recommend that only multipurpose or peroxide-based solutions and neutralizers designed for soft-contact lenses be...
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    I wear Acuvue Advance and my only complaint with...

    I wear Acuvue Advance and my only complaint with them being hydrogels, is they are very thin like cellophane and I find some difficulty handling them as they want to fold over before I can get them...
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    Acuvue Advance

    I wear Acuvue Advance and my only complaint with them being hydrogels, is they are very thin like cellophane and I find some difficulty handling them as they want to fold over before I can get them...
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    Acuvue Advance

    I wear contacts with an astigmatism in on eye, but I don't wear Acuvue Advance in the eye with the astigmatism since they only make a lens that goes up to -2.25 for eyes with an astigmatism and mine...
  62. I wear Frequency 55 lenses and my doctor said...

    I wear Frequency 55 lenses and my doctor said they are monthly lenses. Gosh as thick as they are I don't see why you can't wear them for a month. They are not as fragile as the hydrogels I don't...
  63. Generic eye solutions

    I don't use a generic at this time but I am the first person to advocate saving money but when it comes to my eyes I just don't know??

    The other thought is this.. some MPS and cleaning solutions...
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    Frequency 55 XR

    Yes, this is a toric lens and XR stands for xtended range or xtra range, meaning they can go the distance when it comes to high astigmatism, up to
    -5.75!!!

    Reason I know this I am awaiting my...
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    I wear Frequency 55 and they felt wonderful from...

    I wear Frequency 55 and they felt wonderful from the minute I put them in. Did you check to make sure you don't have it inside out. If it is not turned inside out. I would inspect this lens with a...
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    I may be of some help here since I am just...

    I may be of some help here since I am just getting into contacts from glasses. My intial eye exam for contacts cost me $164.00. Had I not needed refraction ($20) and not opted for pictures of my...
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    Supra clens

    Supra Clens is a daily cleaner that add one drop to your lenses in the case when done with them at the end of the day and it removes protein deposits overnight. It is great stuff and I have seen it...
  68. Any manufacturers who make Toric lenses for higher astigmatisms than -2.25?

    Hi,

    Am trying to find out if any other manufacturers that make Toric lenses for higher astigmatism. Most I find only go up to -2.25? (My cylinder is a -3.25)

    Or know of any in the future...
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    Ortho-Keratology

    I am sorry Browneyeguy... I realize now you were asking is ortho-K is the same as corneal reshaping therapy and it is for the most part of what we have available presently.

    But I thought you were...
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    monovision and toric lenses

    HI, Hotchick...


    Yes, my right contact is thicker at the bottom and that is the ballast so no matter how I put it in, it will rotate in place and stay there.

    It was not difficult to get used...
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    If you are talking about Ortho-Keratology.. it is...

    If you are talking about Ortho-Keratology.. it is not the same as the new cornea reshaping therapy.. that is totally different.

    With ortho-keratology you wear special rigid contacts fitted to...
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    monovision and toric lenses

    Hi,

    I am not sure if I can answer your question but will tell you I have monovision contacts. I have an astigmatism in my right eye in which I wear a B & L Toric hydrogel. That is the eye...
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