Frequently Asked Questions about AIR OPTIX® AQUA Contact Lenses

Q: What are AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses?

AIR OPTIX® AQUA breathable* contact lenses have a core that is made of a state-of-the-art silicone hydrogel material and features SmartShield™ Technology, an ultra-thin protective layer at the outer surface of the lens. These two technologies work together to retain moisture,1,2 resist irritating deposits3,4 and allow up to 5X more oxygen through the lens than traditional soft contact lenses.5 The result of this combination of advanced technologies is up to 30 days of consistently clear and comfortable vision6,7** as well as outstanding breathability* for white, healthy-looking eyes. AIR OPTIX Aqua lenses also feature Aqua, an exclusive cushioning agent that delivers exceptional insertion comfort.7

Q: What powers are available for AIR OPTIX® AQUA 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® AQUA contact lenses product information
Material: lotrafilcon B
Water Content: 33%
Diameter: 14.2 mm
Base curve: 8.6 mm
Dk/t: 138 @ -3.00D
Surface: Unique SmartShield™ Technology
Powers: +6.00D to -8.00D (.025D steps);
-8.50D to -10.00D (0.50D steps)
Center thickness: 0.08mm @
Handling tint: Blue visibility tint
Wearing schedule: Daily wear and up to 6 nights extended wear
Recommended replacement schedule: Monthly
Recommended lens care: OPTI-FREE® PureMoist® Contact Lens Solution
Q: How do I care for my
AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses?

Click here for general information about contact lens care and wear.


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