Optometric Management

FEB 2017

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SMARTSHIELD ® TECHNOLOGY NEW U NI Q U E T E C H N OL O G I ES O U T ST A N D IN G L E N S 2 1 INTRODUCING AIR OPTIX ® PLUS HYDRAGLYDE CONTACT LENSES + EXCELLENT DEPOSIT PROTECTION 1, 2 LASTING LENS SURF ACE MOISTURE 3, 4 See product instructions for complete wear, care and safety information. © 2016 Novartis 12/16 US-AOH-16-E-4693 UPG R A D E Y O UR P A T IE N T S T O D A Y t o o u r n e x t g e n e r a t i o n o f c o n t a c t l e n s t e c h n o l ogy Important information for AIR OPTIX ® plus HydraGlyde (lotrafi lcon B) contact lenses: For daily wear or extended wear up to 6 nights for near/far-sightedness. Risk of serious eye problems (i.e. corneal ulcer) is greater for extended wear. In rare cases, loss of vision may result. Side effects like discomfort, mild burning or stinging may occur. References: 1. Nash W, Gabriel M, Mowrey-Mckee M. A comparison of various silicone hydrogel lenses; lip- id and protein deposition as a result of daily wear. Optom Vis Sci. 2010;87:E-abstract 105110. 2. Nash WL, Gabriel MM. Ex vivo analysis of cholesterol deposition for commercially available silicone hydrogel contact lenses using a fl uorometric enzymatic assay. Eye Contact Lens. 2014;40(5):277-282. 3. In vitro study over 16 hours to measure wetting substantivity; Alcon data on fi le, 2015. 4. In vitro wetting analysis: out-of-pack and wetting substantivity; Alcon data on fi le, 2014. PERFORMANCE DRIVEN BY SCIENCE ®

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