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SilSoft and Silsoft Super Plus Contact Lenses

SilSoft-Contact-Lenses

A spherical, silicone elastomer lens providing the highest oxygen permeability of any soft or rigid lens material currently available. Manufactured using cast-molding technology and designed for use in the correction of pediatric and adult aphakia on a daily wear or extended wear basis. In many cases the only choice for the correction of infantile aphakia.

Key Features & Benefits

  • Aphakia (pediatric)
  • Aphakia (adult)
  • Daily wear
  • Extended wear
  • Highest oxygen permeability material available
  • Cast-molded

SilSoft Pediatric Patient Assistance Program

The SilSoft brand of contact lens is the leading treatment option for pediatric patients recovering from cataract surgery. The SilSoft material and customized design permit the eye to breathe and deliver outstanding vision, necessary elements for healthy development of babies' eyes.

Bausch + Lomb developed the SilSoft Pediatric Patient Assistance Program to provide free lenses to families at or below the federal poverty level. We will leave it up to the discretion of the individual doctor to determine the financial and medical needs of the patient and family.

Pediatric Patient Assistance Program Form(26 KB, PDF)

Parameters

Material:

elastofilcon

Water Content:

0.2%

FDA Material Group:

I

Oxygen Permeability (Dk)*:

340.0

Oxygen Transmission (Dk/t):

71

Manufacturing Method:

Cast Molding *ASTM D143475 method

SilSoft® Aphakic - adult lenses

Base Curves:

7.5, 7.7, 7.9, 8.1, 8.3mm

Diameter:

S 11.30mm, 12.5mm

Powers:

+11.50D to +20.00D (0.50D steps)

Optical Zone:

7.0mm

Center Thickness:

0.32mm - 0.49mm

SilSoft Super Plus - pediatric lenses

Base Curves:

7.5, 7.7, 7.9mm

Diameter:

S 11.30mm

Powers:

+23.00D to +32.00D (3.00D steps)

Optical Zone:

7.0mm

Center Thickness:

0.51mm - 0.71mm

SilSoft and Silsoft Super Plus Contact Lenses : Additional information

Learn More

Prescribing for Pediatric Aphakia(652.4 KB, PDF), Boston Update. May, 2010.