"I trialed the Biofinity Multifocal contact lens and the Acuvue Oasys Multifocal lens. The Biofinity were very comfortable, as were the Oasys, but the Biofinity I just couldn't get good distance or near vision.
My trial then moved on to the Oasys, which I'm going to stay with (just bought 2 boxes). The distance vision is fantastic and the near vision is really really good. Intermediate (e.g. sitting in front of a computer or watching tv) - again - is fantastic.
They were more expensive than the Biofinity but they were for me by far the best plus they have the advantage of a 2 week replacement schedule - not monthly. A year and a half ago I had an eye infection so I had been quite conscious about that since. So, yes - Oasys have won. The first time I wore them was for 19 hours which was a very long day and I must say: Fantastic comfort after 19 hours." (TimL)

What's your experience - have you tried any of these?


Biofinity Multifocal

Product Image Acuvue Oasys for Presbyopia Biofinity Multifocal
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6 Pack: $39.19

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6 Pack: $63.99

Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. CooperVision, Inc.
part of
The Cooper Companies Inc.
Release Date May 2009
DISCONTINUED in some countries such as US & Canada
June 2011
Prescription Parameters
Replacement Schedule Two weeks Monthly
Wearing Details Daily wear or
up to 6 consecutive nights extended wear
Daily wear or
up to 6 nights or
7 days extended wear
Sphere Powers -12.00D to +8.00D
(in 0.5 steps after +-6.00D)
-8.00D to +6.00D
(0.50D steps after -6.00D)
ADD Powers 2.50D (High)
1.75D (Mid)
1.25D (Low)
Base Curves 8.4 mm
8.6 mm
8.6 mm
Diameters 14.0 mm 14.0 mm
Technical Parameters
FDA Group V-C V
Lens Material Silicone hydrogel
(Senofilcon A)
Silicone hydrogel
(comfilcon A)
Lens Design Spherical Spherical/Aspherical
Wetting Agents Yes
% of Material 62% 52%
Water Content 38% 48%
Center Thickness 0.07 mm 0.08 mm
Oxygen Transmission 147 Dk/t 142 Dk/t
Modulus 0.7 MPa 0.75 MPa
Other Features
Special Features
UV Blocking Class 1
90% UVA
99% UVB
Dynamic Light Absorption No No
Visibility Tint Yes
Inside-out Mark Yes
0.8 MPa
Packaging, Pricing and Offers
Packaging Details 6 lenses per box,
each lens in a foil-sealed plastic package
6 lenses per box,
each lens in a foil-sealed plastic package
Online Retail Price $39 - $64 (6 lenses)
$64 - $103 (6 lenses)
Cost per Day $0.47 - $0.76 (6 lenses)
$0.36 - $0.57 (6 lenses)
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