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Safety & Hygiene

Landmark review highlights performance benefits of etafilcon A¹

Published on Sep 30, 2020
15 Minutes Read

Led by Professor Nathan Efron, a team of researchers have recently come together to summarize the extensive body of research conducted by themselves and others over the last three decades on etafilcon A material. Their report makes clear the considerable performance benefits of etafilcon A contact lenses—the material behind 1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST.

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1. Efron N, Brennan NA, Chalmers RL, Jones L et al. Thirty years of ‘quiet eye’ with etafilcon A contact lenses. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye 2020; 43:285-297.


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