SynergEyes New Oblate Design Hybrid Lens to Launch Nationwide

Carlsbad, CA (June 22, 2015) – SynergEyes®, Inc., the worldwide leader in hybrid contact lens technology, is excited to announce the nationwide availability of UltraHealth® FC, a new hybrid lens in an oblate design. Combining exceptional gas permeable optics with SoftCushion™ comfort technology, this hybrid lens is indicated for post-refractive surgery patients.

“UltraHealth FC is designed to give your post-refractive patients and other patients with oblate corneal surfaces an unprecedented combination of vision and comfort while supporting ocular health,” said James K. Kirchner, O.D., SynergEyes President & CEO. “This extension to our successful UltraHealth product line expands beyond keratoconus to include patients who will benefit from an advanced technology, aspheric, hybrid lens design with flatter base curves.”

UltraHealth FC Oblate Hybrid Contact Lens Design-Now Available

The UltraHealth FC lens has a reverse geometry vaulted lens design and includes a 130 Dk GP center, and an 84 Dk silicone hydrogel skirt that offers oxygen permeability, enhanced tear exchange and lens movement. Design and material advances in hybrid contact lens technology are now available for patients with flatter corneas who are looking for an improved visual outcome.

Patient case studies from independent eye care professionals are available at Here are two quotes from practitioners who have been actively prescribing the new UltraHealth FC lens.

“The patient reported almost immediate comfort and dramatically improved vision after insertion of the UltraHealth FC lens” said Ryan McKinnis, O.D., FAAO, Optometrist, Cleveland Eye Clinic in Brecksville, OH.

“The patient wears the UltraHealth FC lenses 10 hours a day, and feels the lenses are the only modality to give him satisfaction,” said Kristi Rhodes, O.D., Schwartz Laser Eye Center, AZ. “In addition the fit was straightforward, with minimal chair time for a cornea that had significant irregularities.”

For more information on UltraHealth FC visit SynergEyes booth 907 at AOA Optometry’s Meeting in Seattle June 24-28, 2015, or go to

About SynergEyes
SynergEyes is the only advanced-technology, high-performance and OD-led contact lens company focused exclusively on the leading independent eye care professionals. SynergEyes manufactures hybrid contact lenses for patients with astigmatism, presbyopia and irregular cornea conditions such as keratoconus. The company provides over 10,000 eye care professionals products including Duette® and UltraHealth®, that deliver exceptional vision to their patients across the globe. Visit for more information.

Louise Curcio, V.P of Marketing


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