Dailies Total 1 for Astigmatism are a silicone hydrogel daily disposable contact lens to correct the effects of astigmatism.
People with astigmatism often experience blurriness, glare or double vision, which can cause, squinting, eye strain and headaches and even migraines. Toric contact lenses can reduce or eliminate these symptoms
Dailies Total 1 for Astigmatism is the worlds first toric contact lens to contain a Water Gradient, creating an almost invisible barrier between the lens and your eye, plus, SmarTear technology that releases phosphatidylcholine (PC) an ingredient found in natural tears, offering longer lasting moisture and increasing comfort levels, even after 16 hours.
Dailies Total 1 for Astigmatism contains Alcons’ unique 8/4 precision balance technology, whereby the lens is balanced at the 8 O’clock and the 4 O’clock positions allowing the lens to settles into position quickly and remain stable, they also have a thinner edge at the 6 O’clock position to increase comfort levels, this all adds up to a toric contact lens that has 99% success rate on first fittings. (1)
Dailies Total 1 for Astigmatism are in a class of their own when it comes to silicone hydrogel contact lenses to correct astigmatism. There are other toric contact lenses but none that have the water gradient benefits, the Precision Balance 8I4 stability, or the SmarTears technology of Dailies Total 1.
Water Gradient Technology - for a gentle cushion of moisture on the eye
SmarTears Technology - releases phosphatidylcholine an ingredient found naturally in tears
Precision Balance 8I4 - settles in approximately 37 seconds and within 2* of ideal orientation
UV Blocking and 33% HELV (high energy visible light) filter
Dailies Total 1 are the only water gradient contact lenses, they come in regular prescription lenses, Multifocal lenses and Toric contact lenses. They have a gradual transition in water content from their core to their surface, where the water content is almost 100%, this allows the wearer to experience high levels of breathability and exceptional comfort.
Yes, Dailies Total 1 for Astigmatism by Alcon is a Toric contact lens to correct astigmatism. Meaning that people with astigmatism can now benefit from all of the benefits of Dailies Total 1 contact lenses, including, water gradient technology and SmarTears technology, with the added Precision Balance 8/4 feature to create comfortable, fast stabalising, toric contact lens.
The signs and symptoms of astigmatism will include some or all of the following
If you are experiencing these signs and symptoms speak to your Optometrist about Toric contact lenses as they can alleviate these symptoms.
Wearing Type: Silicone Hydrogel, Toric, Daily Disposable Contact Lenses
Power Range: -0.00 to -8.00 and +0.50 to +4.00
Base Curve(s): 8.6
Lens Material: Delefilcon A
Technology: Water Gradient Material and SmarTears Technology
Water Content: 33%
Oxygen Permeability:127 Dk/t
Handling Tint: Yes
UVA/UVB Protection: Yes. 99%UVB and 90% UVA plus HELV Filtration
Quantity Per Box: 30
Author: John Dreyer Optometrist Bsc(Hons), MCOPTOM, DipCLP
John qualified from Aston University in 1980, he has authored for Contactlenses.co.uk over the last 20 years, bringing his expertise to visitors to the site and providing valuable optical advice to customer questions throughout the years. He has been featured in several leading publications including The Express and ITProPortal