Brands of Contact Lenses
Types of Contact Lenses
- Daily Contact Lenses
- Monthly Contact Lenses
- Two Weekly Contact Lenses
- Coloured Contact Lenses
- Halloween Contact Lenses
- Crazy Contact Lenses
- Toric/Astigmatism Contact Lenses
- Multifocal Contact Lenses
- Extended Wear Contact Lenses
- Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses
- UV Protection Contact Lenses
- Cheap Contact Lenses
- Next Day Contact Lenses
- No Prescription Lenses
- Comfilcon A Contact Lenses
Acuvue Contact Lenses
More people in the UK and Ireland wear Acuvue contact lenses than any other brand. Acuvue lenses are designed with exceptional quality and outstanding visual clarity, known as some of our most popular lenses.
Who makes Acuvue contact lenses in Ireland?
Acuvue contact lenses have been developed by, arguably, the world’s most renowned contact lens manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson (J&J). Johnson and Johnson is the official Acuvue contact lenses Irish manufacturer.
Over the years, the Acuvue brand has expanded. Acuvue provides a range of daily disposable contact lenses, monthly contact lenses and two weekly lenses. The brand has designed lenses to cater to your specific visual requirements. They correct short-sightedness, long-sightedness, presbyopia and astigmatism. At Feel Good Contacts, you can purchase affordable Acuvue contact lenses with a Irish price match guarantee.
Which types of Acuvue contact lenses are there?
There are a wide range of Acuvue brand contact lenses. The Acuvue family offers different Acuvue contacts for a variety of visual requirements. Some of the most popular products from the range include:
Acuvue daily contact lenses
1 Day Acuvue Moist
1 Day Acuvue Moist is the Ireland's most popular contact lens. They provide a highly convenient daily disposable wear that delivers long-lasting comfort, hydration and visual acuity. Available as a multifocal edition 1 Day Acuvue Moist Multifocal, these Acuvue contacts offer an alternative to reading glasses. Acuvue Moist are also available as toric contact lenses - 1 Day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism.
Two weekly Acuvue contact lenses
Two weekly Acuvue contact lenses represent the best of both worlds. They are replaced more regularly than monthly contacts are. Thus, they provide increased hygiene while being more affordable as they are available at a more accessible price than dailies.
Monthly Acuvue contact lenses
With Acuvue brand contact lenses, in 1987 (J&J) introduced the world’s first disposable soft contact lenses that could be worn for up to a week. In 1993 they introduced the world’s first daily disposable contact lens – 1 Day Acuvue.
Acuvue introduced its first bifocal contact lenses for those with presbyopia in 1998. In 2005, Acuvue Oasys was launched, incorporating Hydraclear Plus technology for improved comfort across a variety of prescriptions. In the same year the company also developed and brought out Acuvue Accelerated Stabilisation Design contact lenses, specially tailored for astigmatism prescriptions.
In 2006 1 Day Acuvue Moist daily contact lenses with Lacreon technology were launched, which permanently embed water-holding ingredients into the lenses to improve the contact lens experience for people with sensitive eyes. In 2008 1 Day Acuvue TruEye with Hydraclear technology entered the market as the world’s first disposable silicone hydrogel contact lens which allows more oxygen flow to the eye. This lens has recently been discontinued (2023), with Acuvue Oasys 1-Day taking over in popularity.
In 2014 Acuvue launched its coloured lenses, 1 Day Acuvue Define. In 2015 1-Day Acuvue Moist Multifocal was launched, revolutionising contact lens design for presbyopia prescriptions.
The most recent addition to the Acuvue family of products is Acuvue Oasys Max 1-Day with TearStable Technology and OptiBlue blue light filter to address digital screen use fatigue, which launched in October 2022.
Why should I choose Acuvue contact lenses?
Since 1987, the Acuvue brand has become renowned for its use of innovative technologies and excellent performance.
The Lacreon technology and the Hydraclear technology used in the Acuvue range both provide exceptional levels of comfort. Thus, Acuvue lenses are some of the most popular contact lenses in Ireland today..
Suitable for any visual requirements
Acuvue contact lenses for astigmatism deliver clear and balanced vision. The toric lenses are designed to remain stable on the eye and correct astigmatism for lens wearers. Acuvue multifocal contact lenses offer a smooth, gradual visual transition. So, lens wearers can enjoy close reading and focus on objects clearly at all distances.
Acuvue is known for being one of the most reliable and famous contact lenses around, regarded highly throughout the world of eye care. With such a vast range of different lenses available, you’ll easily find the most suitable contact lenses for your eyes.
Best Acuvue Contact Lenses
We’ve compiled a list of our best-selling Acuvue lenses:
- Day Acuvue Moist
- Acuvue Oasys
- 1 Day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism
- Acuvue Oasys 1-Day with HydraLuxe
- Acuvue Oasys for Astigmatism
- 1 Day Acuvue Moist Multifocal
- Acuvue 2
- Acuvue Vita
- Acuvue Oasys for Presbyopia
Frequently asked questions about Acuvue contact lenses
How much are Acuvue contact lenses?
When you buy Acuvue contact lenses, the price varies depending on the type of Acuvue contacts you are buying for your prescription, the quantity and the vendor you are buying from.
Daily Acuvue contacts are the cheapest option, but the lenses need to be replaced more frequently than two weekly or monthly lenses. As such, the modality of the lenses as well as how frequently you wear your Acuvue contacts will have an impact on the overall cost of the lenses.
Typically, a three month supply of Acuvue contact lenses will cost between 35€ - 165€ for both eyes, bearing in mind differences in modality, frequency of wear and product quality. When you buy Acuvue contact lenses online from Feel Good Contacts, you can make the biggest savings by creating an account to earn Reward Points and by signing up to our marketing emails.
Where can I buy Acuvue contact lenses online for the best price?
You can buy Acuvue lenses online, it is quick and easy. Compared to high street opticians, buying online also works out cheaper too. At Feel Good Contacts, we offer highly competitive prices for Acuvue contact lenses, supported by our price match pledge, to ensure you receive the best value.
Is there a shortage of Acuvue contact lenses?
Acuvue is a very popular brand which provides a wide variety of contact lens products to customers across the globe. During the pandemic in 2020-22, the manufacturing process was disrupted, causing some delays in production. The issues have now been addressed and production is back to normal levels to fulfil demands.
Can I wear Acuvue contacts overnight?
Only Acuvue Oasys contact lenses can be used as extended wear lenses. To find out if this is an appropriate lens for you to use, you must seek the advice of your optician, complete a successful fitting appointment and be given a valid prescription for Acuvue extended wear contact lenses.
Do Acuvue contact lenses have UV protection?
Most of Acuvue’s contact lenses include a UV protection feature, including 1-Day Acuvue Moist with Lacreon, Acuvue Oasys 1-Day with HydraLuxe, Acuvue Oasys with Hydraclear Plus and Acuvue Advance. Variations of these contact lenses for Astigmatism and Presbyopia are also among the selection which offer UV protection. However, not all of Acvuvue’s products offer UV protection, so it is important to check the packaging and online information for confirmation.