Friday, March 1, 2013
Vistakon to Discontinue Some Older Brands
The Vistakon division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., will discontinue three of its older brands in 2013. Acuvue brand contact lenses will no longer be available in select base curves and parameters in the United States as of July 1, 2013. All 9.1 base curves and 8.4 and 8.8 base curves of parameters from -6.50 to -11.0 are being discontinued. Products with 8.4 and 8.8 base curves and parameters ranging from -0.50 to -6.00 will continue to be available. All parameters of Acuvue Brand Contact Lenses Bifocal and Acuvue 2 Colours Brand Contact Lenses will be discontinued as of Dec. 31, 2013. That’s the word from the American Optometric Assn. Read more.