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According to Optometry Times, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care announced that - effective March 31, 2015 - ACUVUE® ADVANCE® for ASTIGMATISM will be discontinued. Please check out ACUVUE OASYS® for ASTIGMATISM as an alternative.

What else should you know about these lenses?

 
ACUVUE® ADVANCE for ASTIGMATISM
Product Image Acuvue Advance for Astigmatism
Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
Release Date 2007
(discontinued)

You might want to consider ACUVUE OASYS® for ASTIGMATISM as an alternative.

Prescription Parameters
Replacement Schedule Two weeks
Wearing Details Daily wear
Available Sphere Powers -6.00 to +6.00 in 0.25D steps
-6.50 to -9.00 in 0.50D steps
Available Cylinders –0.75D, –1.25D, –1.75D, and –2.25D
Available Axes For Plano to –6.00D
For Cyl –0.75D, –1.25D, –1.75D:
10° to 180° (10° increments)
For Cyl –2.25D:
AXIS: 10°, 20°, 70°, 80°, 90°, 100°, 110°, 160°, 170°, 180°
For 6.50D to –9.00D
For Cyl –1.25D, –1.75D:
10°, 20°, 70°, 80°, 90°, 100°, 110°, 160°, 170°, 180°
For Cyl –2.25D:
AXIS: 10°, 20°, 90°, 160°, 170°, 180°

For +0.25D to +6.00D:
For Cyl –0.75D, –1.25D, –1.75D:
10°, 20°, 70°, 80°, 90°, 100°, 110°, 160°, 170°, 180°
Available Base Curves 8.6mm
Available Diameters 14.5mm
Technical Parameters
FDA Group V
Lens Material Silicone hydrogel
(Galyfilcon A)
Lens Type Spherical
Wetting Agent Yes
- PVP
% of Material 53%
% of Water 47%
Center Thickness 0.07mm
Oxygen Transmission 85.7 Dk/t
Modulus Unknown
Other Features
Special Features HYDRACLEAR® Technology,
BLINK STABILIZED™ Design,
UV Blocking
UV Blocking Class 1
93% UVA
99% UVB
Dynamic Light Absorption No
Visibility Tint Yes
Inside-out Mark No
Packaging, Pricing and Ratings
Packaging Details 6 lenses per box,
each lens in a foil-sealed plastic package
Price Range $38 - $55
Cost per Day $0.42 - $0.61
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Replacement Options

There are many replacement options available. Please discuss with your eye care professional other ACUVUE lenses such as ACUVUE OASYS® for ASTIGMATISM, or ACUVUE VITA for Astigmatism.