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Alternative to Miraflow cleaner

Postby electricheadx » Mon 19 Apr 2010 3:27 pm

Just wondering what people are using as an alternative to the Miraflow cleaner? as it seems to be heading the way of the dinosaur.
My optom informed me today that she cant get anymore of it in, so i need to find something else to use.

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Re: Alternative to Miraflow cleaner

Postby Andrew MacLean » Mon 19 Apr 2010 3:58 pm

Denis

I have never used miraflow; I use bausche and lomb cleaner and total care wetting and soaking solution. Once a week I use a protein remover tablet dissolved in saline for an overnight soak.

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Re: Alternative to Miraflow cleaner

Postby husainweb » Tue 03 Aug 2010 11:04 am

I'm experiencing the same problems. After a chat with the people at Moorfields Eye Hospital, I've discovered that they are recommending the following:
With preservatives: Total Care (http://www.amo-inc.com)
Preservative free: Regard RGP (http://www.advancedeyecareresearch.co.uk)

I just spoke to the people at Regard (number on their website) and they gave me some excellent advice on what to use with my sceral lenses and where to get the product.

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Re: Alternative to Miraflow cleaner

Postby Andrew MacLean » Tue 03 Aug 2010 11:30 am

Thanks husainweb, and welcome to the forum!

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Re: Alternative to Miraflow cleaner

Postby electricheadx » Tue 03 Aug 2010 8:08 pm

I'm using a cleaner called, Spray n Clean now and find it very good.
The same company also make the protein remover i use. Both really good products.

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Re: Alternative to Miraflow cleaner

Postby cloud » Fri 06 Aug 2010 2:41 pm

Hey, are moorfields all out of stock or have they a few remaining bottles?

I haven't had to buy any the past few years but now I need to stock up again?

What alternative are yo using for a scleral lens husainweb?

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Re: Alternative to Miraflow cleaner

Postby Sweet » Fri 06 Aug 2010 8:07 pm

It is really annoying that you can't get Miraflow anymore, I loved the stuff!! John said he has found it online though but very expensive.

I have gone back to using Boston, as I use the wetting solution. I do have some Miraflow left though as I stocked up when I heard they were disappearing! Should have bought a truck load haha!! :roll: :lol:

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Re: Alternative to Miraflow cleaner

Postby brian-ire » Fri 06 Aug 2010 8:39 pm

Sweet wrote:It is really annoying that you can't get Miraflow anymore, I loved the stuff!! John said he has found it online though but very expensive.

I have gone back to using Boston, as I use the wetting solution. I do have some Miraflow left though as I stocked up when I heard they were disappearing! Should have bought a truck load haha!! :roll: :lol:

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I did too but it's passed its expiry date, The last time it went out of production I tried some of the alternatives but I found them all quite poor.

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Re: Alternative to Miraflow cleaner

Postby Andrew MacLean » Sat 07 Aug 2010 11:42 am

So few optometrists are now dispensing RGP lenses that it is going to be increasingly difficult to buy cleaners and wetting/ soaking fluids. I am no longer able to buy Bausch and Lomb in the local store and have reverted to using Total Care cleaner as well as the same brand of wetting and soaking fluid. I buy both on line at
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Re: Alternative to Miraflow cleaner

Postby chris1972as » Sun 08 Aug 2010 5:55 pm

I use Miraflow still and it can be brought online at many retail outlets :D


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