This review provides a side by side comparison of two of the most popular contact lens brands: Hubble and Optima.
Hubble and Optima could not be more different. Optima, made by Bausch & Lomb is a classic brand, 20 years in the making, and known for being a high-end offering that specializes in people suffering from astigmatism. On the other hand, Hubble is known as a hyper-modern entrant into the contact lens space–offering a high-quality daily disposable lens that isn’t geared for people with severe vision issues but instead as a highly comfortable option for the masses.
With this in mind, let’s dig into the comparison:
Both Hubble and Optima keep things simple. Hubble offers a single contact lens product, that can be adjusted to meet your prescription. Optima does not offer much more–Optima offers two different products, also adjustable to meet your prescription needs.
Hubble offers just one option–a high quality daily disposable contact that can be adjusted to meet your prescription. Hubble contact lenses were designed by the experienced St. Shine team and are built in-house, the combination of which allows them to offer an affordable and high-quality daily contact. Hubble contacts are made of a hydrogel material that is 55% water–they are known for being durable, clear, and comfortable.
One special benefit of Hubble contacts is that they provide UV protection which is a nice addition for such an affordable daily disposable.
Lastly, Hubble contacts are purchased entirely through the Hubble site. They have an easy-to-use tool to help you find a doctor and determine your prescription and they offer 15 free pairs of contacts to get started.
Optima contacts are offered by Bausch + Lomb and are a time-tested contact lens brand. They provide two options, one is their 38/SP contact lens which is their general soft contact lens options. They also offer an Optima toric contact lens, for people with astigmatism.
Given that Optima is created by Bausch + Lomb one of the leading health companies in the world, you can expect expert craftsmanship, great customer support, and more from Optima.