Biofinity Contact Vs Acuvue Oasys: Comparison & Overview
Biofinity contact lenses and Acuvue Oasys are some of the most popular, high-quality prescription contact lenses on the market. Both are often recommended by optometrists for those who want to replace their glasses with the convenience of contact lenses.
Below, we breakdown and compare Biofinity and Acuvue Oasys to help you decide which option is best for you.
Biofinity Vs Acuvue Oasys: Wearing Schedule
As you can see, these sets of contacts have different wearing schedules. With Acuvue Oasys, these should be worn for a maximum of up to two weeks whereas Biofinity can be worn for up to a month.
Biofinity contacts are also designed for extended wear. If suitable, your optometrist will advise it is possible to wear these contacts continuously for up to 6 days and 7 nights. This is handy if you don’t want the hassle of taking them in and out every day.
Biofinity Vs Acuvue Oasys: Features And Comfort
Both Biofinity and Acuvue Oasys has exclusive technologies which help maximise and retain comfort. On the one hand, Acuvue’s HYDRACLEAR Plus® locks in moisture so that it remains feeling natural up until the end of the day. This is especially helpful for those who suffer commonly from dry eyes.
On the other hand, Biofinity features AquaForm® technology which works similar to HYDRACLEAR Plus®. For contact lenses with extended wearing schedules, these technologies are essential to avoid your eyes becoming dry, irritated or uncomfortable.
Biofinity Vs Acuvue Oasys: Budget
Overall, the Biofinity contacts are a cheaper option than Acuvue Oasys however, the latter will last you for a couple weeks longer than the former. Acuvue Oasys also come in slightly cheaper than Biofinity per lens.
The deciding factor really between these two sets of contacts doesn’t come down to comfort or price as they are quite equal in those departments. It boils down to how you want to wear your lenses and whether you are interested in extended wear.
As always, your optician will have the best advice for you and will advise what to wear based on your lifestyle needs.