Acuvue 2 Benefits & Features
- Excellent oxygen transmissibility to prevent dry eye
- High water content keeps lenses hydrated and comfortable to wear
- 1-2-3 system for easy lens application
- Visitint technology makes your lens easier to see
- UV protection
- Those with a prescription for myopia (short-sightedness) or hyperopia (long-sightedness)
- People who favour a bi-weekly contact lens wearing schedule
- First time lens wearers
Alternatives to Acuvue 2 contact lenses
Acuvue Oasys can alternatively be worn as an upgrade, offering HydraClear Plus technology.
Acuvue 2 contact lenses are two-weekly lenses by Johnson & Johnson. These bi-weekly lenses are easy to use and extremely comfortable, making them an excellent choice for first-time wearers. You can wear these lenses for 14 days before being disposed of, or as extended wear lenses, if approved by your optician.
You can expect optimal comfort and eyes that feel fresh throughout the day when you wear these contact lenses. An Infinity Edge Design contours the eye for a great fit, providing a natural feel. The hydrogel material boasts softness and flexibility and allows for a highly breathable lens to avoid dry eye and discomfort throughout the contact lens wearing cycle.
Visitint technology makes these lenses ever so easy to handle and insert. The blue surface tint allows you to remove them from the pack with no hassle while a 3-2-1 indicator ensures that you put the lenses in the correct way around.
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Acuvue 2 Parameters
|Manufacturer||Johnson & Johnson|
|Wearing type||Two Weekly Contact Lenses|
|Power range||+8.00 to -12.00|
|Base curve(s)||8.3mm, 8.7mm|
|Lens material||Etafilcon A|
|Oxygen permeability||25.5 Dk/t|
|Pack size||6 Pack|
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Further Optical Advice
Is Acuvue 2 discontinued?
Acuvue 2 is not a discontinued product. However, it was once available as a coloured lens, this was discontinued in 2013.
How long can you wear Acuvue 2?
You can wear Acuvue 2 for a maximum of 2 weeks at a time as long as they are removed, cleaned and stored in contact lens solution overnight.
What’s the difference between Acuvue 2 and Oasys?
Acuvue Oasys is made from silicone hydrogel and has a 38% water content, whereas Acuvue 2 is made from a polymer called Etafilcon A. It has a makeup of 42% water and 58% material. They are both two weekly lenses.
Can you sleep in Acuvue 2 lenses?
You can sleep in Acuvue 2 lenses for up to 6 nights, if approved by your optician for continuous wear.