CI18


CI18 is a variation of the well-established CI26. CI18 offers increased tensile strength and high modulus. Its material, mechanical and optical properties are perfectly suited to less conventional lens designs. 

Nature: Copolymer of hydroxyethyl methacrylate and methyl methacrylate

CI18 Technical information

Material Characteristics

PropertyCI18
Swell factor @ 20°C1.10
Water content @ 20°C 18%
Refractive index @ 20°C hydrated1.471

Please note: These are typical values. Always check the certificate of conformity supplied with the goods for the actual values of the batch.

Environment control

For best manufacturing conditions Contamac recommends 19-23°C with a relative humidity of 45%-60%.

Polishing

CI18 can be polished using tumble polishing methods.

Hydration

Hydrate the finished IOL in borate buffered pH 7.2 isotonic saline or a similar buffered saline solution.


 


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