Saturday, June 1, 2013
FDA Approves Lagado LSH Latheable Silicone Hydrogel
“Latheable Silicone Hydrogel materials will open new opportunities for growth in the custom soft lens manufacturing category,” said the manufacturer Lagado, a wholly owned company of Menicon, after it received approval from the FDA. The lenses reportedly can be made in all designs using current manufacturing processes, enabling specialty lens fitters and their manufacturing partners to offer custom made silicone hydrogel lenses for any condition. Lagado LSH lenses are plasma oxidized using a proprietary process to produce a low wetting angle and improved wettability – helping to promote lens comfort, improve visual performance, and reduce the potential for deposits. Read more.