SAUFLON ANNOUNCES INTRODUCTION OF WORLD’S FIRST AND ONLY FAMILY OF SILICONE HYDROGEL DAILY DISPOSABLE CONTACT LENSES TO THE UNITED STATES MARKET.
– World’s Fastest Growing Contact Lens Company to Introduce clariti® 1 day, the First Family of Sphere, Toric and Multifocal Silicone Hydrogel Daily Disposable Contact Lenses
NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 — Sauflon, the world’s fastest growing contact lens company, today announced that it is entering the U.S. contact lens market with its award-winning clariti 1 day silicone hydrogel daily disposable contact lenses. As the world’s first and only family of sphere, toric and multifocal silicone hydrogel daily disposable contact lenses, clariti 1 day is able to satisfy the broad range of practitioner and patient needs. Sauflon’s breakthrough AquaGen™ canadian pharmacy technology produces high quality silicone hydrogel lenses that provide exceptional comfort and affordable convenience for the wearer.
“The daily disposable market is the fastest growing segment in the U.S. and the ‘affordable innovation’ of clariti 1day silicone hydrogel contact lenses will now allow eye care practitioners to upgrade more patients to the safest, healthiest, and most convenient contact lens modality at little or no additional cost,” said Brad Jones, President of U.S. Sales & Marketing.
Sauflon will be the only company offering a complete family of affordable silicone hydrogel daily disposable contact lenses in the U.S. market. clariti 1day is the top selling line of silicone hydrogel daily disposable contacts in the United Kingdom.
Sauflon’s innovative and patented manufacturing process makes it possible to provide high-quality silicone hydrogel daily disposable contact lenses and is designed around modular production cells for maximum efficiency and high scalability as the daily disposable market continues to expand. This proprietary technology enables Sauflon to produce and sell state-of-the-art silicone hydrogel daily disposable lenses at the same cost as hydrogel lenses.
“The patented clariti 1 day silicone hydrogel material has been specifically formulated to provide the optimal balance of exceptional ocular health and outstanding comfort” according to Dr. Rick Franz, Executive Vice President, U.S. Technical & Professional Affairs.
Leading Sauflon’s U.S. expansion will be the veteran management team with over 130 years of contact lens industry experience; Jim Welch, CEO, Brad Jones, President U.S. Sales & Marketing, Rick Franz, OD, FAAO, EVP Technical and Professional Affairs, Dave Allen, EVP U.S. Sales, and Adam Kronstat, EVP Operations.