September 11, 2013

3 ADD Profiles address a wide range of presbyopia

Alden Optical, a manufacturer of custom made-to-order soft and gas permeable contact lenses announced today that it has expanded the parameter range of ASTERA Multifocal Toric. Eye Care Practitioners can now address even higher demands for near correction with the addition of a third ADD Profile design. The new ADD profile also allows Alden to refine its fitting recommendation for all 3 ASTERA ADD profiles for improved precision with near vision correction. Specifically, ADD Profile 1 is now recommended to +1.50D, Profile 2 from +1.75D to 2.25D and Profile 3 for ADD requirements of +2.50D or greater.

“ASTERA Multifocal Toric has been well received by practitioners, particularly for its toric precision and outstanding distance vision. The one request has been for “a higher ADD” which we are now excited to offer” stated Tom Shone, President, Alden Optical.

Alden Optical ( was established in 1969 by Charles "Pat" Creighton, OD. The company has enjoyed a long reputation for manufacturing premium specialty and custom made-to-order soft and gas permeable contact lenses while offering unparalleled customer service.

Contact: Alden Optical
Phone: 800-253-3669