ACUVUE VITA versus BAUSCH+LOMB ULTRAACUVUE® VITA® from Johnson & Johnson Vision Care is a monthly replaceable soft contact lens - just like the Bausch+Lomb ULTRA. Both lenses need to be taken out at night, so you won't be able to sleep in them. Made with a silicone hydrogel lens material, these two lenses come with similar water content and a high level of oxygen transmission. And while ACUVUE® VITA® provides UVA and UVB blocking (Class 1), you won't find this feature in the Bausch+Lomb ULTRA. ACUVUE® VITA® is also available with two base curves, giving your eye doctor more options in the fitting process. The daily cost per eye is almost identical. If your eye doctor is offering both, ask for trialing both lenses so you can determine which lens is more comfortable before purchasing a larger supply.


Bausch + Lomb ULTRA

Product Image Acuvue Vita Bausch + Lomb ULTRA
Price Comparison

Lowest prices found:

6 Pack: $57.58

12 Pack: $103.27

Lowest price found:

6 Pack: $43.77

Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Bausch & Lomb Inc.
Release Date June 2016 2014
Prescription Parameters
Replacement Schedule Monthly Monthly
Wearing Details info Daily wear Daily wear
Sphere Powers -12.00D to +8.00D
(in 0.5 steps after +-6.00D)
+6.00 to -6.00D in 0.25 steps
-6.00D to -12.00D in 0.5 steps
Base Curves info 8.4 mm or 8.8 mm 8.5 mm
Diameters 14.0 mm 14.2 mm
Technical Parameters
FDA Group info V V
Lens Material Silicone hydrogel
(Senofilcon C)
Silicone hydrogel
(Samfilcon A)
Lens Design Spherical Aspherical
Wetting Agents info Yes
% of Material 59% 54%
Water Content 41% 46%
Center Thickness info 0.07 mm 0.07 mm
Oxygen Transmissibility info 147 Dk/t 163 Dk/t
Modulus info 0.77 MPa 0.7 MPa
Refractive Index info 1.42 1.411
Other Features
Special Features info
UV Blocking info Class 1
>90% UVA
>99% UVB
Dynamic Light Absorption info No No
Visibility Tint Yes
(light blue)
Inside-out Mark Yes
Packaging, Pricing and Offers
Packaging Details 6 lenses per box,
each lens in a foil-sealed plastic package
6 lenses per box,
immersed in a poloxamine solution
Price Range info $58 - $90 (6 lenses)
$103 - $148 (12 lenses)
$44 - $72 (6 lenses)
Cost per Day info $0.32 - $0.50 (6 lenses)
$0.29 - $0.41 (12 lenses)
$0.24 - $0.40 (6 lenses)
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