MyDay Toric - Reviews and Ratings
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In June 2018, CooperVision completed a study, which compares one of CooperVision's disposable toric lenses - MyDay Toric - to two other popular lenses in this category. The first is Dailies Aquacomfort Plus Toric from Alcon and the other is 1-Day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism from Johnson & Johnson Vision Care. All three lenses are daily disposable lenses for the correction of astigmatism. MyDay Toric was released in the spring of 2018, so this study was released shortly after. Dailies Aquacomfort Plus Toric made its debut in 2014 and 1-Day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism is the oldest lens out of the three with an initial release in 2010.
The study included sixty participants who were randomly selected to wear each of the three lenses for one week, in random weekly order and with a new pair every day. They were then asked to rate comfort, vision, dryness and express their preference for one of the three lenses based on comfort and visual quality. It should be noted that the study was double-masked, sometimes also referred to as double-blind. This simply means that the participants and the observers did not know during the study, which lens a participant was wearing. The goal of a double-masked study is to ensure there won't be any bias towards any of the lens which is important for a study that was initiated by the manufacturer of one of the lenses - in this case, CooperVision.
When combining the number of patients that either strongly or slightly preferred one of the lenses, the results were as following.
Most of the participants preferred the toric 1-DAY ACUVUE Moist (17 out of 49), followed by MyDay (14 out of 49) and Dailies AquaComfort Plus (8 out of 49). Ten participants didn't experience a difference and expressed no preference.
Comfort and Dryness
In rating the overall level of comfort, the results were slightly in favor of MyDay Toric (21 out of 49). 1-DAY ACUVUE MOST for Astigmatism was close (19 out of 49) and Dailies AquaComfort Plus for Astigmatism came in third with 8 out of 49 participants rating them as their preferred lens.