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Doctor insights on: What's The Difference Between Acuvue Oasys And Advance

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

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

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. ...Read more

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I wear acuvue advance lens bc 8.7. I want to try acuve oasys bc 8.4 and 8.8 which 1 would be good fit? For me which one would the best fit?

I wear acuvue advance lens bc 8.7. I want to try acuve oasys bc 8.4 and 8.8 which 1 would be good fit? For me which one would the best fit?

8.8: 8.8 is closer to what you are wearing and will most likely work well. Contact lenses should give you good vision and proper comfort, so if the 8.8 does this you will be doing well. ...Read more

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How does acuvue advance for astigmatism differ from acuvue toric lenses?

How does acuvue advance for astigmatism differ from acuvue toric lenses?

Toric contact lens: Toric contact lenses correct astigmatism. Acuvue makes 3 astigmatism correcting lenses: acuvue advance for astigmatism, acuvue moist for astigmatism (a 1 day lens) and acuvue oasys for astigmatism (more for dry eye patients). All are toric contact lenses. ...Read more

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Can I switch between Acuvue Oasys 2 wk Hydraclear to Oasys daily Hydraluxe? Would my current script change from -1.0/-.75; 8.4; 14?

Not a problem: The lens powers would be the same. There is a slight difference in the fit but not enough to be a problem. You should make this transition smoothly without problems ...Read more

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Can I wear acuvue oasys contacts if I have a corneal scar?

Can I wear acuvue oasys contacts if I have a corneal scar?

Usually: Scars on the cornea can cause contact lenses to fit poorly, and of course if the scar affects vision, then the contacts still won't provide good vision. Go see your local eye doctor and have them check it out! ...Read more

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Is acuvue oasys good for astigmatism?

Is acuvue oasys good for astigmatism?

It's very popular: Acuvue oasys for astigmatism is a very popular contact lens used to correct astigmatism. Soft contacts used for astigmatism must remain in a constant rotational position on the eye. This contact's design has been more successful at this than some older types. Although it doesn't work for everyone, it is among several very good options for astigmatic lenses. ...Read more

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What to do if I used to wear one lens of acuvue 2 for 2 months?

What to do if I used to wear one lens of acuvue 2 for 2 months?

You can still wear..: Contact lenses, but most of the soft contact lenses are either a two week or 30 day replacement. Those people that have difficult with dryness or allergies are candidates for daily contact lenses. Replace contact with a new one every day. ...Read more

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If I get acuvue contacts, will my contacts? Still? Stick to my eye?

If I get acuvue contacts, will my contacts? Still? Stick to my eye?

Shouldn't: The reason there are many brands is that eyes vary as to shape and tear production. Discuss with your ophthalmologist the problems you have had with your current lens and get advice on better fitting and comfortable lenses. You might also have a tear production problem if the current lenses "stick" to your eyes. ...Read more

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My optician told me the acuvue day and night contacts were 6 times breathable from others, so why are they still bothering me after being brand new?

My optician told me the acuvue day and night contacts were 6 times breathable from others, so why are they still bothering me after being brand new?

Further testing: The lenses may not be fit correctly, too tight or too loose. Or you may have dry eyes which are exacerbated by contact lenses. Sometimes the solution you use to disinfect the lenses can also cause discomfort/irritation. ...Read more

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I wear 1day acuvue moist contact lenses. Any1 know good eyedrops that won't suction cup them to my eyesballs? I love these, I just need eyedrops that work

Artificial tears: 1 day disposable contact lenses are becoming increasingly popular because they are comfortable and are thrown away daily rather than needing to be cleaned and stored every night. Any brand of preservative-free artificial tear can be used safely with soft contact lenses (e.g. Systane, optive, etc). I'm not sure why any eyedrops would suction cup the contacts to your eyes though. ...Read more

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What's the ultra-lasik (ultra lase)? is it the most advanced technique? What's the difference between it and between costume lasik?

What's the ultra-lasik (ultra lase)? is it the most advanced technique? What's the difference between it and between costume lasik?

Totally different: I think you mean intralase not ultralase. This is a brand of femtosecond laser that makes the LASIK flap. Custom LASIK a type of advanced LASIK treatment that is performed by a certain brand of laser (VISX) after the flap is made. ...Read more

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What's the difference between regular semen analysis and advanced semen analysis?

What's the difference between regular semen analysis and advanced semen analysis?

Make 'em work for it: An advanced semen analysis is sperm recovery through a density gradient preparation and sperm survival after a 24-hour incubation, and is predictive of IUI success. ...Read more

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I want to ask what's the difference between semen and cytoplasm? Thanks in advance.

Semen/Cytoplasm: Is the gell-like substance enclosed within the cell membranes, where chemical processes such as metabolic processes occur. Semen is the fluid within the sex organs of males, that contains sperms (seminal fluid). ...Read more

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Is there a big difference between similac sensitive & similac advance formula, would it cause problems to use one up then switch to the other?

Is there a big difference between similac sensitive & similac advance formula, would it cause problems to use one up then switch to the other?

Maybe, maybe not: Both formulas have the same protein and components except for the type of sugar. Iff your kid is on the sensitive, a switch to the regular may cause spit up or other issues. If on the regular, using the sensitive would probably not create any issues. Some vendors will trade out the product if you ask. ...Read more

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My baby's body is producing to much salt and sugar, is there a lot of difference between similac advance and total comfort?

My baby's body is producing to much salt and sugar, is there a lot of difference between similac advance and total comfort?

Metabolic disorders: Babies who have metabolic disorders and have imbalances of electrolytes and glucose require highly specialized formulas as prescribed by a pediatric specialist (genetics, gastroenterology, neonatology or endocrinology). It is dangerous to use formulas other than those recommended specifically for your babies medical problem. Similac Advance and Total Comfort are likely inappropriate. ...Read more

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How do you tell the difference between Alzheimer's disease and advanced dementia?

How do you tell the difference between Alzheimer's disease and advanced dementia?

Different issues: Alzheimers is the most common type of dementia. If you have dementia and live long enough you will develop advanced dementia. ...Read more

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Difference between a well controlled heart disease patient and an uncontrolled client in advanced age?

Difference between a well controlled heart disease patient and an uncontrolled client in advanced age?

What particular: Heart disease are you referring to? Generally a controlled disease is disease in stable condition with symptoms and signs of the illness controlled. While the opposite is correct for poorly controlled disease. ...Read more

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Is it true that cold weather doesn't give you a cold? And is there a difference between COLD and FLU? Thanks in advance

Is it true that cold weather doesn't give you a cold? And is there a difference between COLD and FLU? Thanks in advance

Yes: Colds and flu are more common in cold weather probably because the viruses persist longer and people are together indoors in more crowded conditions. Colds are caused by multiple different viruses such as rhinovirus and adenovirus and cause mainly nasal congestion and cough. Influenza is caused by different strains of influenza virus and have more systemic symptoms like fever, headache, and coug ...Read more

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My son diagnosed with anisometropia& amblyopia OS. Rx OD +3.75 OS +5.00. Is the difference between eyes 1.25 and how bad is this? Thanks in advance.

My son diagnosed with anisometropia& amblyopia OS. Rx OD +3.75 OS +5.00. Is the difference between eyes 1.25 and how bad is this? Thanks in advance.

Not bad: His visual correction is measured in diopters. He Needs more of a correction to see clearly in His sinister (left) eye than he needs for his dexterous (right) eye. His vision should should be checked yearly as he grows. I usually suggest doing in late summer just before school begins. Anisometropia is just medicalese for not = correct in both eyes. ...Read more

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Doctors, what is the difference between advanced testicular cancer and another advance cancer such as advanced lung cancer?

Doctors, what is the difference between advanced testicular cancer and another advance cancer such as advanced lung cancer?

More curable: Advanced testicular cancer spreads to nodal area. In most instances the primmary is resectable and nodes can most oftern be removed. These tumors are sensitive to radiation and chemotherapy with a high cure rate. Lung cancer when advanced is most often not resectable and invades major pulmonary vessels into pericardium. Effective radiation hard to deliver and chemo limited. ...Read more

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What's the difference between hep b vaccine and hep b booster? Is there differences in formulation? Thanks!

What's the difference between hep b vaccine and hep b booster? Is there differences in formulation? Thanks!

Depends: There is a preparation for infants and children that has a smaller amount of immune generating material than the formulation for adults. However, the booster for kids remains the same kids formulation and the adult booster is the same adult formulation. ...Read more

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What's the difference between cd3 and CD4 cells?

What's the difference between cd3 and CD4 cells?

There is differance: Cd3 is expressed on t-cells

cd4 is a subtype of t-cell known as "helper t-cells" (cd4 cells also express cd3)

cd8 is another subtype of t-cell known as "killer t-cells" (cd8 cells also express cd3). ...Read more

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What's the difference between pain and inflammation?

What's the difference between pain and inflammation?

Pain is discomfort: Inflammation is the body's response to injury or infection -- usually associated with WBC infiltration of the tissue and ofter swelling. It can be painful. ...Read more

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What's the difference between bisexual and pansexual?

What's the difference between bisexual and pansexual?

Political terms: Defining one's sexual identity is your business, not your doctor's. A person who feels some romantic attraction to both men and women / males and females may self-designate as "bisexual"; someone often having insertive sex with both is probably practicing this; calling onesself pansexual advertises openmindedness and liking all lifestyles and types of male and female sexual identity. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a flea bite or a mossie bite?

What's the difference between a flea bite or a mossie bite?

See below: Flea bites are caused by a flea biting you and mossie bites are caused by a mosquito biting you. They are 2 different insects. ...Read more