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Biotrue

About Biotrue Contacts

Biotrue ONEday contact lenses were developed by Bausch and Lomb, one of the leading optical lens companies in the world. For nearly 100 years, Bausch and Lomb have been creating vision correction solutions utilizing the most advanced technology and innovation. Biotrue continues this tradition with contact lenses that are designed for easy wear and maximum convenience.

Biotrue Contacts Replacement Schedule

These contact lenses are designed to provide convenience and easy wear. Bausch and Lomb understand how frustrating it can be to constantly have to clean and maintain a pair of contact lenses. That’s why they developed Biotrue contact lenses. Simply insert at the beginning of the day for all-day comfort then dispose at the end of the day. You will no longer need to worry about a cleaning and maintenance schedule.

The Biotrue Contacts Family Lineup

  • Biotrue ONEday provides vision correction for those with nearsightedness and farsightedness, featuring high-definition optics. Halos and glares are reduced in low-light environments.
  • Biotrue ONEday for Astigmatism offers comfort and flexibility, reducing discomfort and redness through the utilization of HyperGel technology which enhances oxygen flow to the cornea.
  • Biotrue ONEday for Presbyopia is the ideal solution for emerging and established presbyopes who are looking for a high-moisture lens that can be worn for up to 16 hours. This lens also offers UV-blocking technology for added vision protection.

Technologies Available by Biotrue Contacts

Biotrue contact lenses are designed to fit your busy lifestyle. They are available in 30 day and 90 day packs so you can enjoy the convenience of contacts without having to worry about the hassle of contact lens maintenance.

HyperGel Technology

This enhances comfort with a silicone hydrogel design. These contact lenses are infused with 78 percent water content providing a comfortable and natural vision correction experience.

High Definition Optics

Vision correction starts with technology that is customized to your specific vision needs. High-definition optics reduce spherical aberrations so you see clearly in all lighting conditions. Halos and glare are reduced for comfortable and pain-free vision.

UV Protection

These contact lenses are designed to protect your eyes from the sun's harmful UV Rays. Advanced Class 2 UV blocking protection means you experience 50 percent UVA and 95 percent UVB protection.

Biotrue Contacts Are Available for the Following Conditions

Your vision correction should be customized to your specific needs. BIotrue contact lenses off a wide range of contact lens options that can help you improve your vision with ease.

Biotrue ONEday helps people who experience nearsightedness and farsightedness experience better vision.

Biotrue ONEday for Presbyopia is designed for people who are in the early stages of presbyopia and want vision correction without having to wear bifocal glasses. This technology corrects both near and far vision in one revolutionary contact lens.

Biotrue ONEday for Astigmatism provides vision correction for people with astigmatism. This comfortable contact lens works with the physiology of your eye so you enjoy clear vision with comfort with a flexible design.

Biotrue Contacts FAQ

Are Biotrue good contacts?

There are so many reasons why wearers continue to trust Biotrue contact lenses. Not only do they offer exceptional vision correction for people who suffer from nearsightedness, farsightedness, presbyopia, and astigmatism, but they also provide exceptional comfort and moisture so wearers can experience pain-free vision correction for longer.

How long can you wear a pair of Biotrue contacts?

BioTrue contact lenses are available in a variety of options so wearers can enjoy customized vision correction. These contact lenses are available in daily disposable 30 day and 90 day packs so you don’t have to worry about maintenance and cleaning. Simple wear once then replaced with a new pair the next day.

Can you shower with Biotrue contacts?

It is not advisable to shower or go into water while wearing BioTrue contact lenses. Water from showers, pools, and other bodies of water can contain bacteria which can cause infection, irritation, and other eye health issues. If you require vision correction while in water, consult with your eye care provider about prescription goggles.

How many boxes of Biotrue contacts is a six-month supply?

To enjoy a six months supply of contact lenses, it is recommended to purchase two boxes of the 30-day lenses.

How do I read my Biotrue contact lens prescription?

When your eye care provider does an exam, they will provide you with several measurements which will give you your contact lenses prescription.

  • Power: The strength of your prescription
  • Cylinder: required for people who need more vision correction in one eye. This is most common in people with astigmatism.
  • Axis: The orientation of the cylinder

Who cannot wear Biotrue contact lenses?

BioTrue contact lenses are customized for your specific vision needs. That is why they come in designs for people with farsightedness, nearsightedness, presbyopia, and astigmatism. Your eye care provider will be able to advise you on which type of lens is right for your vision corrections.

Is your glasses prescription the same as Biotrue contacts?

No. Your glasses prescription will be slightly different from your contact lens prescription. Be sure to tell your eye care provider that you are interested in getting contact lenses so they can adjust for the distance. Glasses are worn away from the face, therefore different measurements are required. Contacts are worn directly on the eye and have a different measurement system to ensure accuracy.

How long can I wear Biotrue one-day contacts?

BioTrue contact lenses are designed for single use. This means you wear them once and then toss them away at the end of the day. When you are ready to put in contacts again, get a fresh pair from the pack and insert them as normal.

What is the difference between Biotrue and Biotrue ONEday for Presbyopia?

BioTrue ONE day is designed to help wearers who have nearsightedness or farsightedness. These are two common vision correction issues that many people will deal with in their lifetime. Presbyopia requires a more advanced vision correction as it accounts for both reading and distance.

Are Biotrue contacts comfortable to wear?

BioTrue contact lenses utilize HyperGel Technology which provides the highest level of comfort for wearers. Incorporating 78 percent water content into its design, wearers enjoy the right level of natural moisture while wearing these lenses.

Can you sleep in Biotrue contacts?

It is not recommended to wear contact lenses while sleeping. As you sleep, debris and dust can build up around the eye, becoming trapped in the contact lens. This can lead to eye irritation, infection, and discomfort. Always remove your contact lenses at the end of the day and insert a fresh pair in the morning.

How do you take care of Biotrue contacts?

BioTrue are daily wear contact lenses. There is no cleaning or maintenance required. Simply dispose of your contact lenses at the end of the day and insert a new pair the next day.

Are Biotrue contacts suitable for people with astigmatism?

Biotrue technology is designed for individual vision correction needs. Biotrue ONEday for Astigmatism provides wearers with comfortable, clear vision all day long. These contact lenses not only improve vision but offer glare and halo reduction, as well as UVA and UVB protection. This not only helps you see better but alleviates eye strain and increases comfort.

How much do Biotrue contacts cost?

Biotrue contact lenses are an affordable vision care option. Available in a variety of sizes, you can enjoy extra savings based on the volume you’re ordering. For example, wearers can get $40 off when they order a 12-month supply of contact lenses.

How do I put in and take out Biotrue contacts?

You should receive a tutorial from your eyecare provider before trying to insert lenses yourself. Once you are comfortable, you can easily insert your disposable contact lenses.

  1. Place the lens on the tip of your forefinger and ensure it is properly oriented. Look for the blue tint which will help you line up your lenses correctly.
  2. Place the middle finger of the same hand close to your lower eyelashes and pull down the lower lid.
  3. Use the forefinger or middle finger of the other hand to lift the upper lid.
  4. Place the lens on the eye.
  5. Gently release the lids and blink. The lens will center automatically.
If you experience any discomfort, remove it and try again.

There are two methods to safely remove disposable contact lenses. Washing your hands is the first step prior to either method mentioned below.

Pinch Method

  1. Look up and slide the lens to the lower part of the eye using the forefinger.
  2. Gently pinch the lens between the thumb and forefinger.
  3. Remove the lens.
  4. The lens can then be disposed of in the trash or stored for further use.

Forefinger and Thumb Method

  1. Place your hand or a towel under your eye to catch the lens.
  2. Place your forefinger on the center of the upper lid and your thumb on the center of the lower lid.
  3. Press in and force a blink. The lens should fall onto your hand.
  4. The lens can then be disposed of in the trash or stored for further use.
Once you have removed your lenses, follow the manufacturer’s cleaning and care instructions for storage.

Can you swim with Biotrue contacts?

It is not recommended to wear any contact lenses while swimming or showering. This can lead to significant eye irritation and infection. Water can harbor microorganisms that can lead to severe infection, vision loss, or blindness. If your lenses come in contact with water from swimming pools, lakes, or oceans, discard them immediately and replace them with a new pair. If you require prescription eyewear when doing water activities, contact your eye care provider for alternative solutions.

Can Biotrue contacts correct color blindness?

Color blindness is a genetic condition that cannot be corrected with contact lenses. There are glasses available that can help color-blind people filter colors.

Can you wear Biotrue contacts if you have dry eyes?

Yes. These contact lenses are designed to improve moisture levels while wearing them. Hydrogel Technology provides added moisture with a 78 percent water content. This is similar to the human eye, giving a more natural and comfortable experience. Nesofilcon A creates a higher level of oxygen transmission, so your eyes feel clear and healthy.

Can Biotrue contacts be worn during sports activities?

It is not recommended to wear contact lenses while playing sports. This can lead to injury and even blindness if the contact lenses are damaged or cracked while wearing them. Do not wear contact lenses while playing contact sports, to avoid serious injury.

Do Biotrue contacts come in different colors?

No, this family of contacts is not offered in color options.

Can you wear makeup with Biotrue contacts?

Yes! Makeup can be worn with contact lenses if done so properly so as to avoid the chance of infection or irritation.

Here are some makeup and lens-wearing tips:

  • Always wash your hands prior to inserting your lenses and applying makeup.
  • It's recommended to use oil-free and fragrance-free makeup products.
  • Avoid tight lining, or putting mascara or eyeliner on the inner rim of your eyelid.
  • Be sure to remove your lenses prior to removing your makeup.
  • Always wash your hands thoroughly before handling your lenses.
  • Replace your lenses per the recommended wear schedule.

How do I know if I am allergic to Biotrue contacts?

In very rare cases, people may be allergic to contact lenses. Consult with your eye care professional if you are experiencing any discomfort, irritation, redness, or swelling while wearing contact lenses. Only wear contact lenses for the recommended duration and be sure to change your contact lenses daily.

Can you wear Biotrue contacts if you have sensitive eyes?

Biotrue contact lenses are an excellent choice for people who have sensitive eyes. The Nesolfilcon A hydrogel material makes insertion and removal comfortable and easy. The added moisture from Hydrogel Technology means wearers are less likely to experience sensitivity or irritation.

Can you wear Biotrue contacts while pregnant?

Currently, there are no known risks with wearing contact lenses while pregnant. It is always best practice to consult your doctor before using any product during pregnancy. It's important to note that some women may experience allergic reactions or changes in vision or symptoms that could affect their pregnancy.

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