ACUVUE OASYS for ASTIGMATISM versus Biofinity ToricFor patients with astigmatism, this comparison looks at two popular toric contact lenses: ACUVUE OASYS for Astigmatism from Johnson & Johnson Vision and CooperVision's Biofinity Toric.

At a Glance

  • While ACUVUE OASYS for Astigmatism must be replaced after two weeks, Biofinity Toric lasts for a full month.
  • If your cylinder power needs to be 2.75D, ACUVUE OASYS is an option whereas you are out of luck with the Biofinity Toric.
  • The lens design of Biofinity Toric is aspherical compared to a spherical design found in the ACUVUE OASYS lens. Aspherical lens designs claim to reduce halos, glares and blurry vision caused by spherical aberration.
  • ACUVUE OASYS for Astigmatism offers UV blocking which is not available with the Biofinity Toric.
  • The cost per day is significantly lower wearing Biofinity Toric. The annual wearing cost for Biofinity Toric is around $200 - $240 compared to $320 - $400 for the toric ACUVUE OASYS.

ACUVUE OASYS for ASTIGMATISM and Biofinity Toric - Spec Sheets

ACUVUE® OASYS for ASTIGMATISM

Biofinity Toric

Product Image Acuvue Oasys for Astigmatism Biofinity Toric
Price Comparison

Lowest price found:

6 Pack: $47.79

Lowest price found:

6 Pack: $49.99

Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. CooperVision, Inc.
part of
The Cooper Companies Inc.
Release Date June 2008 March 2009
Prescription Parameters
Replacement Schedule Two weeks Monthly
Wearing Details Daily wear - replace every two weeks.
Extended wear up to six nights/seven days - replace every seven days.
Daily wear or
up to 6 nights or
7 days extended wear
Sphere Powers -6.00 to +6.00 in 0.25D steps
-6.50 to -9.00 in 0.50D steps
+8.00D to -10.00D (in 0.50 steps after +-6.00D)
Cylinders -0.75D, -1.25D, -1.75D, -2.25D and -2.75D -0.75D, -1.25D, -1.75D and -2.25D
Axes Full circle in 10° steps from 10° to 180° in 10° steps
Base Curves 8.6 mm 8.7 mm
Diameters 14.5 mm 14.5 mm
Technical Parameters
FDA Group V V-C
Lens Material Silicone hydrogel
(Senofilcon A)
Silicone hydrogel
(Comfilcon A)
Lens Design Spherical Aspherical
Wetting Agents Yes
- PVP
None
% of Material 62% 52%
Water Content 38% 48%
Center Thickness 0.08 mm 0.08 mm
Oxygen Transmission 129.3 Dk/t 116 Dk/t
Modulus 0.72 MPa 0.75 MPa
Other Features
Special Features
UV Blocking Class 1
96.1% UVA
99.9% UVB
No
Dynamic Light Absorption No No
Visibility Tint Yes
(blue)
Yes
(Sofblue®)
Inside-out Mark No No
Packaging, Pricing and Offers
Packaging Details 6 lenses per box,
each lens in a foil-sealed plastic package
6 lenses per box,
immersed in buffered 0.83% saline
Price Range $48 - $70 (6 lenses)
$50 - $83 (6 lenses)
Cost per Day $0.57 - $0.83 (6 lenses)
$0.28 - $0.46 (6 lenses)
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