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Miru 1month Menicon

Miru: The new way to see.

1month Miru contact lenses are designed to allow you to see the world in a new way. Developed in Japan, they take their name from the Japanese verb meaning 'to see'. And from the time you wake up in the morning until you go to sleep at night, they allow you to look at life in a bright new way.

Monthly disposable silicone hydrogel lenses

From the time we open our eyes in the morning until we close them again at night, our days and our lives are defined by what we see. That is why we chose 'Miru' a Japanese verb meaning "to see" as the global brand name for our visionary new range of contact lens products.

The first product from this new “Miru” range, the soft contact lens Miru 1month features the dual technologies of MeniSilk & Nanogloss and provides wearing comfort and optimal tolerance even late at night, throughout the month.

The presence of the moisture-binding molecule MeniSilk during the polymerization phase and the highly controlled smooth surface technology Nanogloss at the nanometer level improve contact lens wettability, increase lipid resistance and minimize bacterial adhesion, providing better wearing comfort.

The soft contact lens Miru 1month is manufactured using the advanced silicone hydrogel material 'asmofilcon A', which delivers an outstanding level of oxygen transmission (Dk/t: 161). With a balanced modulus and a lavender handling tint, Miru 1month is an easy to wear monthly replacement lens.

Key Characteristics

Miru 1month is designed with balanced properties that support our aim to provide the best possible monthly contactlens for both eye care practitioners and their patients. It also offers the best possible wearing experience for patients whilst providing an exceptional level of safety.

  • Low Bacterial Adhesion

  • Optimal Corneal Oxygenation

  • Minimal Lipid Deposition

  • Minimal Sensitivity

Low Bacterial Adhesion

SAFETY FIRST

As part of its ongoing aim to provide a safer and cleaner contact lens wearing experience. Menicon has developed a unique and highly sophisticated surface technology as part of its ongoing aim to provide a safer and cleaner contact lens wearing experience. Miru 1month's, asmofilcon A material demonstrated the lowest level of bacterial adhesion to the lens surface when compared with five commercially available silicone hydrogel contact lenses,

Source:Vijay et.all. Bacterial Adhesion to Unworn silicone Hydrogel Lenses. Optom vis Sci 2012;89:1095-1106

Optimal Corneal Oxygenation

OXYGEN TRANSMISSIBILITY

The Miru 1month silicone hydrogel contact lens has one of the highest levels of oxygen transmissibility (161 DK/t) amongst all lenses commercially available today. It greatly exceeds the level recommended for safe daily use and even for extended wearing of contact lenses. Furthermore, Menicon has focused on a material and lens design combination that provides a consistently higher level of averaged oxygenation across the entire cornea surface. Such attention to balancing design and material is key to providing a safer lens wearing experience.

Maximum corneal oxygenation across the relevant areas of the lens and over the entire power range

x10-9(cm/sec)・[mL02/(mLxmmHg)]

Minimal Lipid Deposition

RESISTANCE TO LIPID DEPOSITION

In comparison to five other popular silicone hydrogel contact lenses, 1month Miru has agreater resistance to lipid deposition in comparison to five other popular silicone hydrogel contact lenses. The greater resistance to deposition found with 1month Miru is likely to result in lower levels of discomfort, visual disturbances, inflammation of the ocular surface and lens spoilation in comparison to the other silicone hydrogel contact lenses that were examined.

Source: Menicon data on file

Method: SiHLs were immersed in 1.5mL malten Pharmasol* for three hours at 60°C and rubbed with MeniCare Soft multipurpose solution (Menicon) 20 times. Subsequently, lipid deposition resitance was visually assessed at room tenperature.
*Pharmasol, a wax-like compound,was used as amarker for lipid deposition.

The white areas seen on lenses represent Pharmasol deposits

Product Miru 1month Menicon Biofinity Clariti Acuvue Oasys Air Optix Aqua Pure Vision2
Material asmofilcon A comfilcon A senofilcon A senofilcon A lotrafilcon B balafilcon A
Water Content(%) 40 48 56 38 33 36
Center Thickness
(mm @ -3.00D)
0.08 0.08 0.07 0.07 0.08 0.07
DK/t * (@-3.00D) 161 160 86 147 138 130
Surface Treatment Yes
MeniSilk™&Nanogloss™ Technology
No
AQUAFORM™Comfort Science™
No No
Hydraclear Plus Tecnology
Permanent biocompatible plasma treatment non-ionic Yes

* x10-9(cm/sec)・[mL02/(mLxmmHg)]

Minimal Sensitivity

THE EFFECT OF COSMETIC REMOVERS

Contact lenses are frequently used in conjunction with other face and eye cosmetic products,which an produce some sensitivity problems. However, 1month Miru has been found to product minimal sensitivity in such circumstances. An in-vitro study investigated the effect of cleansing agents on 1month Miru and other silicone hydrigel lenses. Overall, a greater swelling rate was observed when lenses were soaked in cleansing oils in comparison to lenses soaked in cleansing gels, although this difference was negligible for asmofilcon A and lotrafilcon B lenses. Differences between lenses in regard to swelling rate caused by the deposition and absorption of eye cosmetics might be related to differences in hydrophilic characteristics between lenses. The results of this study should help eye care practitioners to selecting the most appropriate contact lens to minimize the deformation, degeneration and swelling of silicone hydrogel contact lenses caused by deposition and absorption of cleansing agents. Additionally, the results of this study also highlights the importance of removing contact lenses before the using of cleansing agents.

Source: lnaba M. Silicone Hydrogel Lenses and the lssue of Cosmetics. J Jpn CL Soc 55 Suoolement S14-S18 2013

Parameter range

Base curve 8.3mm / 8.6 mm
Diameter 14.0 mm
Power +6.00D to -13.0D
Packaging 3 lenses per pack
6 lenses per pack
For the lens care, Menicon recommends:
  • MeniCare Soft multipurpose solution is also the perfect product for cleaning and disinfecting 1month Miru silicone hydrogel lenses.

High oxygen permeability
lets your eyes breathe

Our newly developed silicone hydrogel lens material offers excellent oxygen permeability to help keep your eyes naturally healthy.

Thin edges for wettability
and comfort

The uniformly thin edge design minimizes discomfort when lenses are first inserted, and helps retain moisture for enhanced wettability and all-day comfort.

Clear, clean and hygienic

Advanced lens material helps prevent protein buildup so you can enjoy clear vision all day, every day.

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