Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Oasys, Moist, TruEye to Replace Acuvue Advance, Announces J&J

Effective March 31, 2015, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., will discontinue Acuvue Advance, Acuvue Advance for Astigmatism, and Acuvue Advance Plus. The company also says that revenue lenses will no longer be available. The company already announced that it will discontinue the diagnostic lenses for the same brands on Aug. 1, 2014. During this period, the company will provide practitioners in-office tools to make the transition to the most current Acuvue products. The company also will alert contact lens wearers via the Acuvue website ( The company also will offer a reimbursement fee up to $100 toward patients’ fitting fees when wearers of the discontinued lines are prescribed an annual supply of contacts in the Acuvue Oasys, 1-Day Acuvue Moist, or 1-Day Acuvue TruEye families. Read more.

At the same time, the company said that its Acuvue Oasys brand now comes in a new six-month supply pack (12 lenses per box), replacing the three-month packs as of yesterday. The new packs will be available in all parameters that are currently available in the current three-month and annual packs: Power ranges of 8.4 and 8.8 BC including -0.50D to -6.00 in 0.25D steps, -6.50D to -12.00D in 0.50 steps, +0.50D to +6.00D in 0.25D steps, and +6.50D to +8.00D in 0.50D steps. Read more.

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