CooperVision, Inc., have launched Biofinity XR contact lens. This extension to Biofinity (comfilcon A) silicone hydrogel lens reportedly allows practitioners to fit patients with significant hyperopia and myopia. The XR version of the line reportedly combines high oxygen permeability with all-day comfort characteristics. "The availability of Biofinity XR gives eye care practitioners another reason to make it a monthly lens of choice, whether transitioning Proclear wearers, upgrading from a competitive lens, or introducing a broader span of spectacle wearers to soft lenses," said Dr. Juan Carlos Aragon, senior vice president, Global Professional & Clinical Affairs, CooperVision.The new lens is made with Aquaform, which the company says makes the lens material highly breathable so more oxygen reaches the eyes with less irritation. It also ensures that the lenses are naturally and uniformly wettable for smoothness and comfort, and maintains softness and flexibility for more gentle wear from the first day to the last. Read more.