ROCHESTER, N.Y., January 13, 2022-- Acuity Polymers, a leading developer of specialty contact lens materials announced it has received the US Food and Drug Administration’s 510(k) clearance for use of the Tangible® Hydra-PEG® custom contact lens coating technology with its Ultra Dk Acuity 200 gas permeable (GP) material.
Designed to address contact lens discomfort and dryness, Tangible® Hydra-PEG® is a high-water polymer coating that is bonded to the surface of a contact lens. With this coating technology, eye care professionals can enhance contact lens customization for their patients using the industry’s highest Dk Acuity 200 material.
"The approval of Tangible Hydra-PEG coating technology offers eye care professionals the option to offer this treatment with the newest GP material available (Acuity 200), providing patients with the ultimate in Dk and enhanced on eye performance" said Jim Bonafini, President, Acuity Polymers. "We are committed to innovation in the specialty contact lens field and this latest 510(k) is another example of our pledge to bring ever better solutions to practitioners and their patients."
About Acuity Polymers
Rochester, NY based Acuity Polymers is exclusively focused on innovation of specialty contact lens materials to provide optimal protection of ocular health and superior vision for patients around the world. Dedicated to research, development and manufacturing of best-in-class materials, the company is the first to create an Ultra Dk* GP material, Acuity 200, the only latheable contact lens material with a Dk*of 200. For more information, visit acuitypolymers.com