Q: What are AIR OPTIX® brand contact lenses?
The AIR OPTIX® contact lens brand is a family of five breathable*, high-performance silicone hydrogel contact lenses from Alcon that provides vision correction for a variety of eye care and lifestyle needs. AIR OPTIX® AQUA (lotrafilcon B), AIR OPTIX® for Astigmatism (lotrafilcon B) and AIR OPTIX® AQUA Multifocal (lotrafilcon B) contact lenses are approved for daily wear or extended wear up to 6 nights. AIR OPTIX® NIGHT & DAY® AQUA (lotrafilcon A) contact lenses are the most breathable* soft contact lenses and are FDA-approved for daily wear and extended wear up to 30 nights of continuous wear.2§ AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses deliver naturally beautiful eye color with incredibly comfortable lenses. AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are indicated for daily wear only.
Q: What are AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses?
AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are designed to enhance dark or light eyes, with a completely natural effect, and can be prescribed with or without vision correction. They are made with a unique, smooth surface and feature a technology that combines 3 colors in 1 to blend naturally with the color of your eye, so you can experience a new look that can be subtle or vibrant.
Q: What are AIR OPTIX® contact lenses made of?
AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are made of state-of-the-art, proprietary silicone hydrogel materials. The unique chemistry of these materials allows the flow of oxygen through the contact lenses. AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are designed to fit comfortably on the eye and allow plenty of oxygen to pass through.
Q: Why is it important for oxygen to pass through the contact lens to the eye?
Oxygen is essential for the health of your cornea, the domed-shaped front part of your eye. Insufficient oxygen may cause corneal swelling and/or lead to irritated, red eyes and uncomfortable lens wear.
Q: Which contact lens care solution should be used to clean and disinfect AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses?
OPTI-FREE® PureMoist® Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution is the recommended product for AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses. We recommend you carefully follow the wear, care, and replacement recommendations of your eye care professional. Visit opti-free.com for more information.
Q: Do I need a prescription to wear AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses?
Yes. Contact lenses are medical devices that should be fitted by a licensed eye care professional, even for people who do not need vision correction. AIR OPTIX® COLORS Color Studio offers a virtual experience with 9 different color contact lenses available to try on, making it an easy way to find the color that best fits you.
Q: What prescriptions are available for AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses?
Your eye care professional can determine the contact lens and correction that are best for you. The quick contact lens snapshot below includes all available prescriptions.
AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses product information
Material: Lotrafilcon B
Diameter: 14.2 mm
Dk/t: 110, 138 @ -3.00D
Powers: Plano to -6.00D (0.25D steps), -6.00D to -8.00D (-0.50D steps)
Center thickness: 0.08 mm @ -3.00D
Wearing schedule: Daily wear only
Recommended replacement schedule: Monthly
Recommended lens care: OPTI-FREE® PureMoist® Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution or CLEAR CARE® Cleaning & Disinfection Solution
Water content: 33%
Base curve: 8.6 mm
Surface: Permanent plasma technology
Q: What makes AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses different from FreshLook® Color contact lenses?
Both color contact lens brands share the 3-in-1 Color Technology. However, AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are made of the same material as AIR OPTIX AQUA® contact lenses, the #1 monthly replacement contact lenses.3 AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are 6x more breathable than the leading color contact lenses2, for healthy-looking and healthy-feeling eyes.
Q: How much do AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses cost?
Please consult your eye care professional to discuss the cost of AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses.
Q: How do I know if AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are right for me?
Ask your eye care practitioner if AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are right for you.