Updated: Feb 4, 2020

Comparison Highlights

  • precision1 versus dailies aquacomfortPRECISION1 is a silicone hydrogel with a higher oxygen transmission value but a lower water content than seen in the DAILIES AquaComfort Plus.
  • According to Alcon, PRECISION1 is priced between the DAILIES AquaComfort and the DAILIES Total1.
  • The base curve and diameter are different.
  • Dailies AquaComfort does not offer UV blocking, PRECISION1 features Class-1 UV blocking.
  • PRECISION1 has been rolled out in the U.S. with other countries to follow in 2020.
  • Dailies AquaComfort is also available as a toric and multi-focal version.

 

PRECISION1 and DAILIES AquaComfort Plus - Spec Sheets

PRECISION1
DAILIES AquaComfort Plus
Product Image PRECISION1 Dailies AquaComfort Plus
Manufacturer Alcon Inc. Alcon Inc.
Release Date March 2019 (Australia)
September 2019 (US)
Roll-out to other countries in 2020
2009
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
+0.50D to +6.00D in 0.25 steps
-0.50D to -6.00D in 0.25 steps
-6.50D to -10.00D in 0.50 steps
Base Curves 8.3 mm 8.7 mm
Diameters 14.2 mm 14.0 mm
Technical Parameters
FDA Group V-B II
Lens Material Silicone hydrogel
(Verofilcon A)
Non-ionic hydrogel
(Nelfilcon A)
Lens Type Spherical Spherical
Wetting Agent Yes
Copolymers of polyamidoamine and poly (acrylamide-acrylic) acid
Yes
- HPMC
- PEG
- PVA
% of Material 49% 31%
% of Water 51% 69%
Center Thickness 0.09 mm 0.10 mm
Oxygen Transmission 100 Dk/t
90 Dk
26 Dk/t
Modulus 0.6 MPa 0.5 MPa
Other Features
Special Features - High water content (>80%) at the outermost surface
- SMARTSURFACE® Technology
- UV blocking
Triple Action Moisture
AquaComfort® Technology
Lightstream Technology™ for a thin edge
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 Yes
(OK)
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
Price Range $32 - $37 (30 lenses)
$65 - $80 (90 lenses)
$25 - $28 (30 lenses)
$50 - $60 (90 lenses)
Cost per Day $1.07 - $1.23 (30 lenses)
$0.72 - $0.89 (90 lenses)
$0.83 - $0.93 (30 lenses)
$0.56 - $0.67 (90 lenses)
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(U.S., Canada, U.K.)

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