Bausch Ultra for Astigmatism versus Biofinity ToricBausch + Lomb Ultra for Astigmatism and Biofinity Toric are two monthly replaceable soft contact lenses with an aspherical lens design. The water and material contents are very similar and while Biofinity Toric is a silicone hydrogel lens, Bausch + Lomb Ultra for Astigmatism is classified by the FDA as a class 1 contact lens. This class specifies lenses with a water content less than 50% and a non-ionic base material. It's also worth mentioning that the oxygen transmission capabilities of these two torics are quite similar and even the price range doesn't clearly favor one of them (with a tiny price advantage for Biofinity).

Bausch + Lomb ULTRA for Astigmatism and Biofinity Toric - Spec Sheets

 
Bausch + Lomb ULTRA for Astigmatism
Biofinity Toric
Product Image Bausch + Lomb ULTRA for Astigmatism
Manufacturer Bausch & Lomb Inc. CooperVision, Inc.
part of
The Cooper Companies Inc.
Release Date Mar 2017 March 2009
Prescription Parameters
Replacement Schedule Monthly Monthly
Wearing Details Daily wear Daily wear or
up to 6 nights /
7 days extended wear
Available Sphere Powers -9.00D to -6.00D in 0.5 steps
-6.00D to +6.00D in 0.25 steps
+8.00D to -10.00D (in 0.50 steps after +-6.00D)
Available Cylinders –0.75D, –1.25D, –1.75D, -2.25D -0.75D, -1.25D, -1.75D and -2.25D
Available Axes 10° to 180°
in 10° steps
from 10° to 180° in 10° steps
Available Base Curves 8.6mm 8.7mm
Available Diameters 14.5mm 14.5mm
Technical Parameters
FDA Group I V
Lens Material Nonionic polymers
(Samfilcon A)
Silicone hydrogel
(Comfilcon A)
Lens Type Aspherical Aspherical
Wetting Agent Yes
- PVP
None
% of Material 54% 52%
% of Water 46% 48%
Center Thickness 0.1mm 0.08mm
Oxygen Transmission 114 Dk/t 116 Dk/t
Modulus Unknown 0.75 MPa
Other Features
Special Features - MoistureSeal Technology
- OpticAlign Design
- Orientation mark at 6 o'clock
Aquaform® Technology, Optimized Lens Geometry
UV Blocking Unknown No
Dynamic Light Absorption No No
Visibility Tint Yes
(light blue)
Yes
(Sofblue®)
Inside-out Mark Unknown No
Packaging, Pricing and Ratings
Packaging Details 6 lenses per box,
immersed in a poloxamine solution
6 lenses per box,
immersed in buffered 0.83% saline
Price Range $54 - $75 $49 - $60
Cost per Day $0.30 - $0.42 $0.27 - $0.33
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