LaunchPad: Contact Lenses ABB Now Makes GP Contact Lenses in Contamac Materials By Staff Monday, January 7, 2019 12:08 AM Product: Contamac contact lenses in the Optimum line of GP materials with Tangible Hydra-PEG surfaced coating technology.Top Line: ABB Optical Group announced that its specialty lens lab has been approved by Contamac to manufacture gas permeable contact lenses in the Optimum line of GP materials with Tangible Hydra-PEG surfaced coating technology.Close Up: Tangible Hydra-PEG is a novel contact lens coating technology that encapsulates the Optimum GP material in an ultra-thin layer of a PEG-based polymer (polyethylene gylcol), creating a lens surface with improved wettability and lubricity. Specifically designed to prevent lens discomfort, Tangible Hydra-PEG is the only FDA-cleared GP coating of its kind. ABB Optical is offering customers one pair of Hydra-PEG coatings for free through January 31, 2019. Costs of lenses still apply. Hydra-PEG is only available for lenses manufactured in Contamac materials.All ABB Optical Group custom-manufactured GP lenses are backed by a 90-day guaranteed fit program for spherical lenses and a 120-day guaranteed fit program for specialty lens designs. Additionally, highly-trained GP consultants, knowledgeable in lens designs, fitting trends and materials, are available to assist eyecare practitioners in fitting patients with specialty lenses.Vital Stats: To place an order for GP lenses, call 1-800-772-3911 and select option 3, or visit ABBOptical.com, which also features a live chat option for consultations. To speak with a fitting consultant by phone, call 800-772-3911 and select option 4.