Optometric Management

FEB 2017

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Because I know their eyes are prone to discomfort, I prescribe the 1-DAY ACUVUE ® MOIST Family. * UV-blocking percentages are based on an average across the wavelength spectrum. † Helps protect against transmission of harmful UV radiation to the cornea and into the eye. ‡ WARNING: UV-absorbing contact lenses are NOT substitutes for protective UV-absorbing eyewear such as UV-absorbing goggles or sunglasses because they do not completely cover the eye and surrounding area. You should continue to use UV-absorbing eyewear as directed. NOTE:Long-term exposure to UV radiation is one of the risk factors associated with cataracts. Exposure is based on a number of factors such as environmental conditions (altitude, geography, cloud cover) and personal factors (extent and nature of outdoor activities). UV-blocking contact lenses help provide protection against harmful UV radiation. However, clinical studies have not been done to demonstrate that wearing UV-blocking contact lenses reduces the risk of developing cataracts or other eye disorders. Consult your eye care practitioner for more information. ** Based on in vitro data, clinical studies have not been done directly linking differences in lysozyme profi le with specifi c clinical benefi ts. ACUVUE ® Brand Contact Lenses are indicated for vision correction. As with any contact lens, eye problems, including corneal ulcers, can develop. Some wearers may experience mild irritation, itching or discomfort. Lenses should not be prescribed if patients have any eye infection, or experience eye discomfort, excessive tearing, vision changes, redness or other eye problems. Consult the package insert for complete information. Complete information is also available by visiting acuvueprofessional.com, or by calling: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. at 1-800-843-2020. Reference: 1. Suwala M, Glasier MA, Subbaraman LN, et al. Quantity and conformation of lysozyme deposited on conventional and silicone hydrogel contact lens materials using an in vitro model. Eye Contact Lens. 2007;33(3):138-143. ACUVUE ® , 1-DAY ACUVUE ® MOIST, EYE-INSPIRED™, LACREON ® , and INFINITY EDGE™ are trademarks of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Companies. © Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. 2016 10444415D January 2016 EYE-INSPIRED™ Design | Dual Action Technology helps keep moisture in and irritation out for more information visit acuvueprofessional.com LACREON ® Technology uses a locked-in wetting agent to create a long-lasting cushion of moisture. New Evidence Etafi lcon A—uniquely attracts and retains more lysozyme in its natural state, which, along with an INFINITY EDGE™ Design and a low modulus, helps to keep irritation out.** 1 The #1 prescribed daily disposable around the world now satisfies a broader range of patients—available in Sphere, Toric and Multifocal S u p p o r t i v e . N a t u r e L o v e r s . C o m f o r t S e e k e r s .

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