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What is the difference between acuvue oasys for astigmatism and acuvue advance for astigmatism?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Material: Advance: silicone hydrogel material (galyfilcon a) with hydraclear wetting agent oasys: silicone hydrogel material (senofilcon a) with hydraclear plus wetting agent (less friction), slightly higher uv-a blockage oasys are more comfortable for some, but also cost more.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. William Becker
Ophthalmology 36 years experience
The plastic: It is a different plastic in each lens. They fit similarly, but oasys "breathe" better than advance. That is to say, oasys has a better oxygen permeability.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Apr 9, 2018

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