Hydrogel contact lenses and package systems and production methods for same

Dec. 1, 2009 by

Contact Lens Abstract Contact lenses ready for use in an eye are provided including a contact lens body containing a hydrophilic polymeric component and a water soluble polymer component. Such

Contact lens storage container with needle penetrable and laser resealable stopper, and related method

Dec. 1, 2009 by

Contact Lens Abstract A contact lens container includes a body defining a cavity that is sized to hold a contact lens. A stopper is in fluid communication with the cavity

Contact lens carrying case

Dec. 1, 2009 by

Contact Lens Abstract A disposable-type carrying case wherein the parts that house contact lenses cannot be re-sealed is realized via an easy-to-use construction.In the case main unit 10B of a

Methods for designing tinted contact lenses

Dec. 1, 2009 by

Contact Lens Abstract The invention provides methods for designing patterns for use in tinted contact lenses in which the patterns are generated using algorithms. The method of the invention provides

Contact lens package

Dec. 1, 2009 by

Contact Lens Abstract A blister package housing a contact lens is described. The package generally includes a base member including a cavity having a bottom surface, for containing a contact

Contact lens design for large amplitude translation

Dec. 1, 2009 by

Contact Lens Abstract The present invention is directed to a contact lens design where the optics position relative to the pupil is controlled by the lens relationship to the lower

Soft contact lenses displaying superior on-eye comfort

Dec. 1, 2009 by

Contact Lens Abstract The present invention relates to soft contact lenses having an overall comfort preference of at least about 2 to 1 as compared to an Acuvue.RTM. contact lens

Colored contact lens with a more natural appearance

Nov. 30, 2009 by

Contact Lens Abstract A colored contact lens (10) having a non-opaque pupil section (20), an iris section (22) surrounding the pupil section (20), and a colored, opaque intermittent pattern made

Panretinal laser fundus contact lens

Nov. 30, 2009 by

Contact Lens Abstract An optical lens system is designed to speed and improve therapeutic laser irradiation of the inner eye. The device is housed in an external casing (10) in

Method for designing multifocal contact lenses

Nov. 30, 2009 by

Contact Lens Abstract The invention provides methods for designing contact lenses that takes into account pupil size and vergence. The lenses of the invention augment the eye’s accommodative gain and