Extend - Contact lens solution
Extend is a solution used for cleaning, rinsing, disinfecting and the storage of contact lenses of all types of lens material. It is mild and safe for the eye, yet still effective against microorganisms according to ISO 14729. The product is branded Extend due to its extended efficacy, i.e. it also kills Acanthamoeba. It is a sterile isotonic solution which does not contain Thiomersal.
The solution contains:
- Borate buffer
- Disodium EDTA
- Sodium chloride
- Active ingredients: chlorohexidine gluconate 0.001%, poloxamine 1%
Extend is available in a number of bottle sizes:
- Large 355 ml bottles, which come with a free lens case.
- 100 ml bottles, perfect for the office and travelling.
- A handy 30 ml size, great for taking on board planes or for keeping in a bag when out and about.
The bottle must be discarded after it has been opened for 6 months.
For saline solutions, please read about Consol products Neusal and Rinse SB.