Bausch + Lomb has begun the initial rollout of its Ultra monthly replacement silicone hydrogel contact lens with MoistureSeal technology.
Bridgewater, NJ-Bausch + Lomb has begun the initial rollout of its Ultra monthly replacement silicone hydrogel contact lens with MoistureSeal technology. The new lens technology, which was studied and developed for 7 years, combines a material with new manufacturing processes to produce a contact lens that breaks the cycle of discomfort for comfort all day, according to the company.
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“The level of excitement for this new technology among ECPs underscores the increasing need for a lens that breaks the cycle of discomfort and better addresses the demands of today’s contact lens user,” said Joseph Barr, OD, MS, FAAO, vice president, Medical Affairs, Pharmaceuticals & Vision Care, Bausch + Lomb. “With patients spending more than 10 hours each day using digital devices, we know that it is critical to surpass current standards for comfort, vision, and eye health. We believe that Bausch + Lomb Ultra does just that.”
Bausch + Lomb received FDA marketing clearance for the frequent replacement and monthly modality silicone hydrogel contact lenses in September 2013.
The Bausch + Lomb Ultra contact lenses are now distributed in select markets with a national roll-out scheduled for spring 2014.