PROSE Disinfection Case

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Rated 3.3 out of 5
12 Reviews
  • $24.95


Please also see this link for an alternative method not requiring the case:  Interim Cleaning Protocol for PROSE Devices

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About the PROSE Disinfection Case

  • For use with hydrogen peroxide disinfections systems (e.g. Clear Care)
  • For PROSE or scleral lenses 16mm and up
  • Catalyst disc NOT included. 
  • No stem in current cases (see notes below)
  • Fills with 1.5oz / 44mL ClearCare per use.
  • Not appropriate for corneal RGP lenses or soft lenses.

Description (by Rebecca)

The PROSE Disinfection Case is suitable for hydrogen peroxide disinfection of PROSE and full size scleral lenses due to the large baskets provided for each lens.

This is only a case and does not contain a platinum disc to neutralize hydrogen peroxide! In order to use the PROSE case, you will need to purchase a ClearCare (or similar) kit regularly to get a catalyst disc to use with your PROSE case. In the photo above, you can see a ClearCare case with the catalyst attached near the bottom. You'll need to remove this and put it in the bottom of the PROSE case. 

To remove the catalyst, you may be able to slide it off the receptacle, or it may be too tight. Some people use pliers. There is no receptacle (stem) to apply it to in the PROSE case (there used to be, but they changed this several years ago) because sometimes the catalyst cannot be removed without the stem breaking off and coming with it. This will not interfere with the action of the catalyst as long as you follow the instructions on the label.

For questions, please contact your lens care provider. You are always welcome to call us and we'll share what you know, but with specialty contact lenses and prosthetic devices it is important to obtain and follow the specific directions given by your lens provider.

Usage and care

What is the PROSE disinfection case used for?

The PROSE case is designed for disinfecting PROSE and similar lenses in hydrogen peroxide based systems.

Instructions for use

  1. Wash your hands thoroughly with non-moisturizing soap and dry them completely with a lint-free towel before you begin.
  2. Place your device in the palm of your hand. Place one drop of Optimum ESC by Lobob on the outside surface of the device and rub for fifteen seconds. Place another drop on the inner surface and then rub again for fifteen seconds.
  3. *DO NOT rub the device between your fingers to clean it. This can cause the device to warp.
  4. While handling the PROSE device gently by the edges, rinse the device thoroughly with preservative-free saline, prescribed for you.
  5. Gently separate the basket from the basket assembly by pulling the tab located near the arbor so that the basket is horizontal.
  6. Place the right device, bowl side up, into the white basket. While keeping the basket horizontal, bring the basket assembly down onto the basket. To avoid losing or damaging your PROSE devices, DO NOT attempt to bring the basket up to the basket assembly.
  7. Repeat for the left device and insert into the empty basket.
  8. Fill the PROSE disinfection case with Clear Care solution to the fill line. It is ok if the neutralization disc floats up to the top – the basket will push it back down.
  9. Place the basket assembly in the case and secure the cover. DO NOT over tighten the cover because the threads may split and break. It is ok if the disc does not sit flat at the bottom of the case. It will still work properly, even if it is wedged on the side of the case.
  10. To properly allow the Clear Care solution to neutralize, devices must remain in the case for AT LEAST six hours. 
*NOTE: If you must remove the devices before the disinfection process has ended, rinse them thoroughly with the saline, prescribed for you. Then soak them in fresh saline, in a clean contact lens case for at least 5 minutes. Repeat with fresh saline solution for an additional 5-minute soak. Rinse again with preservative-free saline before re-applying to your eye. Clean the white contact lens case with an alcohol wipe and air dry. 

Cleaning and care

These cases are somewhat delicate. Please use care opening and closing them. Do not over-tighten the cap. Be gentle opening and closing the baskets.

Troubleshooting

Concerned that there is no catalyst receptacle on your case? Please see adjacent tab about the case modification.

Warranty information

If your case breaks within the first three months of use, we will replace it at no cost.

How often should I replace my case?

We recommend replacing cases every 3 months unless your eye doctor recommends otherwise. 

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Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Great for scleral lenses

I have been using the same PROSE Disinfection Case for 4 years. It has been very durable. Last month as I tried to take the old catalyst off, the stem broke. I was going to replace it bu it seems the new cases no longer have the stem.So my old case is still good as new after 4 years.

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Terrible design

To start the case is way to large. You use a ton of clear care. The case doesn’t have the thing on the bottom that neutralizers clear care so you have to brake that part off of the small case. The hinges are terrible so you lenses are in constant danger of falling out. With all that said they are the only option

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Fragile case

So far I have bought 4 of these cases and two of them have failed with cracks developing on the bottom of the container so that the solution leaks out. They were not dropped or mistreated in any way. My guess is that the plastic is not strong enough to withstand the pressure that develops as the chemical reaction proceeds. There is a tiny opening on top for gasses to escape. But apparently it is not big enough.

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Rated 2 out of 5
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not sturdy enough

I wear the large scleral lenses and was using the standard case for soaking them. Then I found this larger case, I thought, GREAT. I feel like I used it properly, but first the hinge on one side stopped working, then the entire clip just broke off. For the money, it ought to be made with better plastic. NOTE FROM REBECCA: Sorry you had this happen. We'll replace them if they break within 3 months. I agree they should be more durable, for sure... If one of the pharmaceuticals would make something better we'll be first to stock it :) :)

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Method to open the case without breakage

I busted the locking tab on the first one I purchased here by just pulling on the whole basket to get it open. I find that if you gently move the locking tab to the right while lifting the case up you will greatly extend the life of the case. I've had mine for at least three years now. I hold the bottom of the case in my left hand and gently push the locking tab with my index finger while lifting the top right corner with the index finger of my right hand. If you pry it open with just the case it will bust the locking tab eventually. Mine is the old style Prose case with the stud for the platinum ring.

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Please also see this link for an alternative method not requiring the case:  Interim Cleaning Protocol for PROSE Devices

Demo

About the PROSE Disinfection Case

  • For use with hydrogen peroxide disinfections systems (e.g. Clear Care)
  • For PROSE or scleral lenses 16mm and up
  • Catalyst disc NOT included. 
  • No stem in current cases (see notes below)
  • Fills with 1.5oz / 44mL ClearCare per use.
  • Not appropriate for corneal RGP lenses or soft lenses.

Description (by Rebecca)

The PROSE Disinfection Case is suitable for hydrogen peroxide disinfection of PROSE and full size scleral lenses due to the large baskets provided for each lens.

This is only a case and does not contain a platinum disc to neutralize hydrogen peroxide! In order to use the PROSE case, you will need to purchase a ClearCare (or similar) kit regularly to get a catalyst disc to use with your PROSE case. In the photo above, you can see a ClearCare case with the catalyst attached near the bottom. You'll need to remove this and put it in the bottom of the PROSE case. 

To remove the catalyst, you may be able to slide it off the receptacle, or it may be too tight. Some people use pliers. There is no receptacle (stem) to apply it to in the PROSE case (there used to be, but they changed this several years ago) because sometimes the catalyst cannot be removed without the stem breaking off and coming with it. This will not interfere with the action of the catalyst as long as you follow the instructions on the label.

For questions, please contact your lens care provider. You are always welcome to call us and we'll share what you know, but with specialty contact lenses and prosthetic devices it is important to obtain and follow the specific directions given by your lens provider.

Usage and care

What is the PROSE disinfection case used for?

The PROSE case is designed for disinfecting PROSE and similar lenses in hydrogen peroxide based systems.

Instructions for use

  1. Wash your hands thoroughly with non-moisturizing soap and dry them completely with a lint-free towel before you begin.
  2. Place your device in the palm of your hand. Place one drop of Optimum ESC by Lobob on the outside surface of the device and rub for fifteen seconds. Place another drop on the inner surface and then rub again for fifteen seconds.
  3. *DO NOT rub the device between your fingers to clean it. This can cause the device to warp.
  4. While handling the PROSE device gently by the edges, rinse the device thoroughly with preservative-free saline, prescribed for you.
  5. Gently separate the basket from the basket assembly by pulling the tab located near the arbor so that the basket is horizontal.
  6. Place the right device, bowl side up, into the white basket. While keeping the basket horizontal, bring the basket assembly down onto the basket. To avoid losing or damaging your PROSE devices, DO NOT attempt to bring the basket up to the basket assembly.
  7. Repeat for the left device and insert into the empty basket.
  8. Fill the PROSE disinfection case with Clear Care solution to the fill line. It is ok if the neutralization disc floats up to the top – the basket will push it back down.
  9. Place the basket assembly in the case and secure the cover. DO NOT over tighten the cover because the threads may split and break. It is ok if the disc does not sit flat at the bottom of the case. It will still work properly, even if it is wedged on the side of the case.
  10. To properly allow the Clear Care solution to neutralize, devices must remain in the case for AT LEAST six hours. 
*NOTE: If you must remove the devices before the disinfection process has ended, rinse them thoroughly with the saline, prescribed for you. Then soak them in fresh saline, in a clean contact lens case for at least 5 minutes. Repeat with fresh saline solution for an additional 5-minute soak. Rinse again with preservative-free saline before re-applying to your eye. Clean the white contact lens case with an alcohol wipe and air dry. 

Cleaning and care

These cases are somewhat delicate. Please use care opening and closing them. Do not over-tighten the cap. Be gentle opening and closing the baskets.

Troubleshooting

Concerned that there is no catalyst receptacle on your case? Please see adjacent tab about the case modification.

Warranty information

If your case breaks within the first three months of use, we will replace it at no cost.

How often should I replace my case?

We recommend replacing cases every 3 months unless your eye doctor recommends otherwise. 

More resources

average rating 3.3 out of 5
Based on 12 reviews
  • 5 Stars
    3 Reviews
  • 4 Stars
    4 Reviews
  • 3 Stars
    0 Reviews
  • 2 Stars
    4 Reviews
  • 1 Star
    1 Review
58% of reviewers would recommend this product to a friend
12 Reviews
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Great for scleral lenses

I have been using the same PROSE Disinfection Case for 4 years. It has been very durable. Last month as I tried to take the old catalyst off, the stem broke. I was going to replace it bu it seems the new cases no longer have the stem.So my old case is still good as new after 4 years.

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Rated 2 out of 5
Review posted

Terrible design

To start the case is way to large. You use a ton of clear care. The case doesn’t have the thing on the bottom that neutralizers clear care so you have to brake that part off of the small case. The hinges are terrible so you lenses are in constant danger of falling out. With all that said they are the only option

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Rated 2 out of 5
Review posted

Fragile case

So far I have bought 4 of these cases and two of them have failed with cracks developing on the bottom of the container so that the solution leaks out. They were not dropped or mistreated in any way. My guess is that the plastic is not strong enough to withstand the pressure that develops as the chemical reaction proceeds. There is a tiny opening on top for gasses to escape. But apparently it is not big enough.

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Rated 2 out of 5
Review posted

not sturdy enough

I wear the large scleral lenses and was using the standard case for soaking them. Then I found this larger case, I thought, GREAT. I feel like I used it properly, but first the hinge on one side stopped working, then the entire clip just broke off. For the money, it ought to be made with better plastic. NOTE FROM REBECCA: Sorry you had this happen. We'll replace them if they break within 3 months. I agree they should be more durable, for sure... If one of the pharmaceuticals would make something better we'll be first to stock it :) :)

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Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Method to open the case without breakage

I busted the locking tab on the first one I purchased here by just pulling on the whole basket to get it open. I find that if you gently move the locking tab to the right while lifting the case up you will greatly extend the life of the case. I've had mine for at least three years now. I hold the bottom of the case in my left hand and gently push the locking tab with my index finger while lifting the top right corner with the index finger of my right hand. If you pry it open with just the case it will bust the locking tab eventually. Mine is the old style Prose case with the stud for the platinum ring.

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