Rochester, N.Y.-----April 28, 2020, Acuity Polymers, an eyecare company specializing in the development of innovative specialty contact lens materials, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued U.S. Pat. No. 10,633,472 relating to an ultra-high gas permeable (GP) material for use in contact lenses. Acuity Polymers’ patent is issued for a method utilizing specialized temperature-pressure conditions sufficient to provide an ultra-high permeability material.
Rochester, NY (USA), December 3, 2018 – Acuity Polymers, Inc. announced today that it has acquired the full range of Lagado contact lens materials from Menicon America.
Lagado Corporation will cease operations and the manufacture of the Lagado materials will be moved to Acuity Polymers in Rochester, NY. The acquisition of Lagado’s GP and soft contact lens materials by Acuity Polymers will enable Acuity Polymers to broaden its product range and customer base. This will help Acuity Polymers expand its global presence in the custom contact lens materials market.
Rochester, NY (USA). (June 2, 2017) – Acuity Polymers, Inc. is proud to announce US FDA clearance of the Acuity 58 (enflufocon B) Gas Permeable (GP) contact lens and the Acuity 85 (oprifocon A) Gas Permeable contact lens. Acuity 58 and Acuity 85 GP Lenses will be available soon from custom contact lens laboratories in the US and across the world.
Rochester, NY (USA). (December 12, 2016) – Acuity Polymers announced today US FDA clearance for its first gas-permeable (GP) contact lens material available in the US. Acuity 100 is a highly oxygen permeable fluorosilicone co-polymer for use in custom and specialty GP contact lenses. The company is starting the process of appointing leading US laboratories as alternate manufacturing sites for Acuity 100 GP contact lenses.
Rochester, NY (USA). (January 18, 2017) – Acuity Polymers announced today US FDA clearance for its second gas-permeable (GP) contact lens material available in the US. Acuity 18 is a low Dk fluorosilicone co-polymer for use in custom and specialty GP contact lenses. It has excellent machining and optical properties and is ideally suited where a thin lens profile is preferred or indicated.
Rochester, NY (USA). (August 4, 2016) – Acuity Polymers, Inc., a new entrant in the field of contact lens polymer development, has been granted ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 certifications for its design and manufacture of materials (polymers) used in medical devices (i.e. contact lenses).
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