Soflens 38

With an extra-thin lens design, this nonionic hydrogel contact lens provides sharp and clear vision combined with maximum comfort and ease-of-use. SofLens 38 - formerly marketed as Optima FW - are easy to handle and insert: the visibility tint will help you to apply the lenses.

Features and Benefits of SofLens 38 Contact Lenses

  • The low center thickness provides high oxygen transmission allowing more oxygen to get through to your eye thus reducing the problem of red and dry eyes.
  • The increased mid-peripheral thickness keeps the lens stable when applied or removed.
  • SofLens 38 Contacts are made of 61.4% polymacon - a hydrophilic polymer of 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate.
  • SofLens 38 can be worn up to 30 days (based on daily wear) with an extended wearing schedule of up to 7 days as determined by your eye care professional.
  • SofLens 38 can be disinfected using either heat or hydrogen peroxide.

Who should consider SofLens 38?

  • SofLens 38 contacss are ideal for first-time contact lens users seeking a proven contact lens utilizing a time-tested material.
  • People who want to wear contact lenses every day and even overnight (as recommended by their eye care practitioner).
  • People that are looking for a cost-efficient way to wear contact lenses.

What else should you know about SofLens 38?

SofLens 38

Product Image SofLens 38
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6 Pack: $19.25

Manufacturer Bausch & Lomb Inc.
Release Date 1993
(originally introduced as Optima FW)
Prescription Parameters
Replacement Schedule Monthly
Wearing Details info Daily wear or extended wear (as determined by your eye care professional)
Sphere Powers -9.00D to -6.50D
(in 0.5 steps)
-9.00D to +4.00D
(in 0.25 steps)
Base Curves info 8.4 mm
8.7 mm
9.0 mm
Diameters 14.0 mm
Technical Parameters
FDA Group info I
Lens Material Nonionic hydrogel
Lens Design Aspherical
Wetting Agents info Yes
- PO
% of Material 61%
Water Content 39%
Center Thickness info 0.035 mm
Oxygen Transmissibility info 24 Dk/t
Modulus info Unknown
Refractive Index info 1.43
Other Features
Special Features info
  • Time-tested lens material
  • Deposit resistant
UV Blocking info No
Dynamic Light Absorption info No
Visibility Tint Yes
Inside-out Mark Yes
Packaging, Pricing and Offers
Packaging Details 6 lenses per box.
Each lens is shipped sterile in a blister package containing a borate buffered saline solution and marked with the manufacturing lot number, the base curve, sphere, diameter, and the expiration date.
Price Range info $19 - $40 (6 lenses)
Cost per Day info $0.11 - $0.22 (6 lenses)
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