PRECISION1 versus DAILIES TOTAL1PRECISION1 and DAILIES TOTAL1 are two daily disposable silicone hydrogel lens manufactured by Alcon. While PRECISION1 is the latest addition to Alcon's daily disposable lens portfolio, DAILIES TOTAL1 has been available since 2013. In an announcement by Alcon in August 2019, PRECISION1 was slated to be a little bit cheaper than the DAILIES TOTAL1. With a different base material called Verofilcon A, PRECISION1 belongs to the FDA Group V-B (high-water content silicone hydrogels) and comes with Class-1 UV blocking while DAILIES TOTAL1 lacks that feature. PRECISION1 features SMARTSURFACE® technology while DAILIES TOTAL1 is furnished with SmarTears, a technology that is stabilizing the lipid layer of the tear film by reducing water evaporation. SmarTears is only available in the DAILIES TOTAL1 product line.

PRECISION1 is priced below the DAILIES TOTAL1 and the SMARTSURFACE technology paired with UV blocking make this lens very attractive.

 

PRECISION1 and DAILIES TOTAL1 - Spec Sheets

PRECISION1
DAILIES TOTAL1
Product Image PRECISION1 Dailies Total1
Manufacturer Alcon Inc. Alcon Inc.
Release Date March 2019 (Australia)
September 2019 (US)
Roll-out to other countries in 2020
2013
Prescription Parameters
Replacement Schedule Daily Daily
Wearing Details Daily wear Daily wear
Sphere Powers -12.00D to -6.00D in 0.50 steps
-6.00D to +8.00D in 0.25 steps
-12.00D to -6.00D in 0.50 steps
-6.00D to +6.00D in 0.25 steps
Base Curves 8.3 mm 8.5 mm
Diameters 14.2 mm 14.1 mm
Technical Parameters
FDA Group V-B V-C
Lens Material Silicone hydrogel
(Verofilcon A)
Silicone hydrogel
(Delefilcon A)
Lens Type Spherical Spherical
Wetting Agent Yes
Copolymers of polyamidoamine and poly (acrylamide-acrylic) acid
Yes
- PC
% of Material 49% 67%
% of Water 51% 33%
Center Thickness 0.09 mm 0.09 mm
Oxygen Transmission 100 Dk/t
90 Dk
156 Dk/t
Modulus 0.6 MPa 0.7 MPa
Other Features
Special Features - High water content (>80%) at the outermost surface
- SMARTSURFACE® Technology
- UV blocking
- 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
No
Dynamic Light Absorption No No
Visibility Tint Yes
Light Blue
(VISITINT®)
Yes
Light Blue
(VISITINT®)
Inside-out Mark No Unknown
Packaging, Pricing and Offers
Packaging Details 30 lenses per box or
90 lenses per box
in phosphate buffered saline (PBS) with polymeric wetting agents
30 lenses per box or
90 lenses per box
in buffered saline with polymeric wetting agents
Price Range $32 - $37 (30 lenses)
$65 - $80 (90 lenses)
$38 - $45 (30 lenses)
$80 - $100 (90 lenses)
Cost per Day $1.07 - $1.23 (30 lenses)
$0.72 - $0.89 (90 lenses)
$1.26 - $1.50 (30 lenses)
$0.89 - $1.11 (90 lenses)
Online Retailers
(U.S., Canada, U.K.)

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