ACUVUE OASYS 1-DAY versus DAILIES TOTAL1A comparison of ACUVUE OASYS 1-DAY and DAILIES TOTAL1. What are the differences? Detailed up-to-date specifications shown side by side with a comparison of material, technical parameters, prescription parameters, special features, and daily cost.

The Quick Takeaway:

  • Both lenses are members of the latest generation of silicone hydrogel lenses - they were introduced less than 5 years ago.
  • ACUVUE OASYS 1-DAY offers Class 1 UV protection, DAILIES TOTAL1 doesn't.
  • DAILIES TOTAL1 outperforms ACUVUE OASYS on oxygen transmission while the water content is very similar.
  • The daily cost per eye for ACUVUE OASYS and for DAILIES TOTAL1 is similar and ranges from $0.87 to $1.11.


ACUVUE OASYS® 1-DAY with HydraLuxe
Product Image Acuvue Oasys 1-DAY Dailies Total1
Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
a Novartis company
Release Date July 2016 2013
Prescription Parameters
Replacement Schedule Daily Daily
Wearing Details Daily wear Daily wear
Available Sphere Powers -12.00D to +8.00D
(in 0.5 steps after +-6.00D)
-12.00D to -6.00D in 0.50 steps
-6.00D to +6.00D in 0.25 steps
Available Base Curves 8.5mm
Available Diameters 14.3mm 14.1mm
Technical Parameters
Lens Material Silicone hydrogel
(Senofilcon A)
Silicone hydrogel
(Delefilcon A)
Lens Type Spherical Spherical
Wetting Agent Yes
- PC
% of Material 62% 67%
% of Water 38% 33%
Center Thickness 0.085mm 0.09mm
Oxygen Transmission 121 Dk/t 156 Dk/t
Modulus Unknown 0.7 MPa
Other Features
Special Features - HydraLuxe Technology
- Surface optimization using an ultrasoft, hydrophilic surface gel
- High water content (>80%) at the outermost surface
- SmarTears® Technology
UV Blocking Class 1
>90% UVA
>99% UVB
Dynamic Light Absorption No No
Visibility Tint Yes
Inside-out Mark Yes Unknown
Packaging, Pricing and Ratings
Packaging Details 30 or 90 lenses per box,
each lens in a foil-sealed plastic package
30 lenses per box or
90 lenses per box
in buffered saline with polymeric wetting agents
Online Retail Price $78 - $87 (90 lenses) $38 - $45 (30 lenses)
$80 - $100 (90 lenses)
Cost per Day $0.87 - $0.97 (90 lenses) $1.26 - $1.50 (30 lenses)
$0.89 - $1.11 (90 lenses)
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