ACUVUE OASYS 1-DAY versus DAILIES TOTAL1Updated: Feb 5, 2020

A 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.

Comparison Highlights

  • Both lenses belong to the latest generation of silicone hydrogel lenses - they were introduced in 2013 (Dailies) and 2016 (Acuvue).
  • ACUVUE OASYS 1-DAY offers Class-1 UVA and UVB protection, DAILIES TOTAL1 doesn't.
  • DAILIES TOTAL1 outperforms ACUVUE OASYS 1-DAY on oxygen transmission.
  • While the water content of the two lenses is similar when looking at the lens core, DAILIES TOTAL1's water content increases to 80% at the surface.
  • The daily cost per eye for ACUVUE OASYS and for DAILIES TOTAL1 is similar and ranges from $0.87 to $1.11.


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Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Alcon Inc.
Release Date July 2016 2013
Prescription Parameters
Replacement Schedule Daily Daily
Wearing Details Daily wear Daily wear
Sphere Powers -12.00D to +8.00D in 0.25 steps
and 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
Base Curves 8.5 mm
9.0 mm
8.5 mm
Diameters 14.3 mm 14.1 mm
Technical Parameters
FDA Group V-C V-C
Lens Material Silicone hydrogel
(Senofilcon A)
Silicone hydrogel
(Delefilcon A)
Lens Design Spherical Spherical
Wetting Agents Yes
- PC
% of Material 62% 67%
% of Water 38% 33%
Center Thickness 0.085 mm 0.09 mm
Oxygen Transmission 121 Dk/t 156 Dk/t
Modulus 0.72 MPa 0.7 MPa
Other Features
Special Features
  • 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
Light Blue
Inside-out Mark Yes Unknown
Packaging, Pricing and Offers
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
Price Range $79 - $116 (90 lenses)
$34 - $50 (30 lenses)
$80 - $132 (90 lenses)
Cost per Day $0.88 - $1.29 (90 lenses)
$1.15 - $1.67 (30 lenses)
$0.88 - $1.47 (90 lenses)
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