By Martin Burns
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care will launch a new daily disposable contact lens for astigmatism next month, it has been revealed.
The company announced that the 1 Day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism will offer the "widest power range" of any daily disposable for astigmatism currently on the market.
Sophie Dutilloy, general manager of J&J Vision Care for the UK and Ireland, said the firm is "very pleased" to be extending its offering for astigmatic patients.
The new lenses are etafilcon A and combines Lacreon technology for improved comfort at the end of the day and have accelerated stabilisation design, which provides patients with "clear and stable vision" throughout the day, she said.
"We are proud to announce that 1 Day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism will have the widest power range of any daily disposable lens for astigmatism, so that eye care professionals are able to correct even more patients," Ms Dutilloy said.
by Adrian Galbreth