This is a comparison of two daily replaceable silicone hydrogel contact lenses: 1-DAY ACUVUE® TruEye® from Johnson & Johnson and DAILIES TOTAL1® from Alcon. Let's have a look at the technical parameters & features and highlight some differences.

Product Image 1-Day Acuvue TruEye Dailies Total1
Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
a Novartis company
Release Date - September 2008: Initial product launch in the UK and Ireland.
- April 2009: 1-DAY ACUVUE® TruEye® is now available in Germany.
- May 2009: Roll-out in Hong-Kong.
- July 2009: Roll-out in France, Denmark, and Sweden.
- August 2009: Roll-out in Poland, Czechia and Russia.
- April 2010: Roll-out in Canada.
- June 2010: Roll-out in the US.
Prescription Parameters
Replacement Schedule Daily Daily
Wearing Details Daily wear Daily wear
Available Sphere Powers -12.00D to +6.00D
(in 0.5 steps after -6.00D)
-12.00D to -6.00D in 0.50 steps
-6.00D to +6.00D in 0.25 steps
Available Base Curves 8.5mm
Available Diameters 14.2mm 14.1mm
Technical Parameters
Lens Material Silicone hydrogel
(Narafilcon A)
Silicone hydrogel
(Delefilcon A)
Lens Type Spherical Spherical
Wetting Agent Yes
- PC
% of Material 54% 67%
% of Water 46% 33%
Center Thickness 0.085mm 0.09mm
Oxygen Transmission 118 Dk/t 156 Dk/t
Modulus 0.66 MPa 0.7 MPa
Other Features
Special Features HYDRACLEAR® Technology
embedding the highest volume of moisture-rich wetting agent in the HYDRACLEAR® family
- Surface optimization using an ultrasoft, hydrophilic surface gel
- High water content (>80%) at the outermost surface
- SmarTears® Technology
UV Blocking Class 1
96% UVA
99% UVB
Dynamic Light Absorption No No
Visibility Tint Yes
Inside-out Mark Yes
Packaging, Pricing and Ratings
Packaging Details 30 lenses per box or
90 lenses per box
Each sterile lens is supplied in a foil-sealed plastic package containing buffered saline solution with methyl ether cellulose. The package is marked with important information such as base curve, diopter power, diameter, lot number and expiration date.
30 lenses per box or
90 lenses per box
in buffered saline with polymeric wetting agents
Online Retail Price $33 - $45 (30 lenses)
$75 - $95 (90 lenses)
$38 - $45 (30 lenses)
$80 - $100 (90 lenses)
Cost per Day $1.10 - $1.50 (30 lenses)
$0.83 - $1.05 (90 lenses)
$1.26 - $1.50 (30 lenses)
$0.89 - $1.11 (90 lenses)
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Both lenses are similar in price. ACUVUE® TruEye® offers UVA and UVB protection whereas DAILIES TOTAL1 gets points for better oxygen transmissibility.