AIR OPTIX® plus
HydraGlyde®

Contact Lenses

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PRODUCT FEATURES

Helps shield against
irritating deposits
all month long3, 4

Attracts and maintains
surface moisture on the lens
through the end of the day1,2,7

AIR OPTIX® plus HydraGlyde® contact
lenses support a comfortable
lens wearing experience5, 6

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Connect with your local eye care professional to see which AIR OPTIX® contact lens is right for you.

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ABOUT AIR OPTIX® PLUS HYDRAGLYDE® CONTACT LENSES

Features
  • SmartShield® Technology for protection from irritating deposits all month long3, 4
  • HydraGlyde® Moisture Matrix for long-lasting lens surface moisture1, 2, 7
For People Who
  • May have active lifestyles, play sports, or exercise regularly
  • Want long-lasting lens surface moisture
Vision Correction For
  • Nearsightedness
  • Farsightedness

FAQs

What are AIR OPTIX® plus HydraGlyde® contact lenses?

AIR OPTIX® plus HydraGlyde® contact lenses are made with a highly breathable* material that allows nourishing oxygen to flow continuously through the lens for white, healthy-looking eyes8.They are the first and only contact lenses to feature two advanced technologies, SmartShield® Technology and HydraGlyde® Moisture Matrix , to help provide excellent deposit protection3,4, and support long-lasting lens surface moisture1,2,7

SmartShield® Technology delivers an ultra-thin protective layer to help shield your lenses from irritating deposits all month long.3, 4, 9

Exclusive HydraGlyde® Moisture Matrix surrounds the lens surface in lasting moisture to keep lenses continuously hydrated throughout the day.1,2,7∥

What is HydraGlyde® Moisture Matrix?

HydraGlyde® Moisture Matrix is a proprietary moisture technology designed for moisturizing soft contact lenses, and specially designed for silicone hydrogel lenses. It works to keep the lens surface moist throughout the day.1,7 This same exclusive moisture technology is also featured in Alcon's premium lens care offerings, OPTI-FREE® Puremoist® and CLEAR CARE® Plus with HydraGlyde®, which deliver extra hours of lens-wearing comfort.10-12 AIR OPTIX® plus HydraGlyde® contact lenses are the first and only contact lens to feature this advanced moisture technology.

How does SmartShield® Technology protect the contact lens?
  • Helps guard against the buildup of deposits such as proteins and lipids, which are natural substances found in your tears3,4
  • Helps the lens resist changes from everyday cosmetic product use13,14
What prescriptions are available for AIR OPTIX® plus HydraGlyde® 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® PLUS HYDRAGLYDE® 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 (0.25D steps); -8.50D to -12.00D (0.50D steps),
+6.50D to +8.00D (0.50D steps)
DESIGN
Center thickness:
0.08mm @ -3.00D
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® Multipurpose Disinfecting Solution, CLEAR CARE® PLUS with HydraGlyde® Cleaning and Disinfecting Solution

**Eye exam may be required before lens trial. Professional fees may apply. Offer available at participating offices.


  1. In vitro study over 16 hours to measure wetting substantivity; Alcon data on file, 2015.
  2. Alcon data on file, 2014.
  3. Nash W, Gabriel M, Mowrey-Mckee M. A comparison of various silicone hydrogel lenses; lipid and protein deposition as a result of daily wear. Optom Vis Sci. 2010;87:E-abstract 105110.
  4. Nash WL, Gabriel M. Ex vivo analysis of cholesterol deposition for commercially available silicone hydrogel contact lenses using a fluorometric enzymatic assay. Eye Contact Lens. 2014;40(5):277-282.
  5. Eiden SB, Davis R, Bergenske P. Prospective study of lotrafilcon B lenses comparing 2 versus 4 weeks of wear for objective and subjective measures of health,comfort, and vision. Eye & Contact Lens.
    2013;39(4):290-294.
  6. Lemp J, Kern J. A comparison of real time and recall comfort assessments. Optom Vis Sci 2016;93:E-abstract 165256.
  7. Lemp J, Muya L, Driver-Scott A, Alvord L. A comparison of two methods for assessing wetting substantivity. Poster presented at Global Specialty Lens Symposium; January 21-24, 2016. Las Vegas, NV.
  8. Based on published manufacturer-provided unit cost values in: TylerÔÇÖs Quarterly Soft Contact Lens Parameter Guide, June 2016.
  9. Alcon data on file, 2013
  10. Alcon data on file, 2016.
  11. Garofalo R, Lemp J. Clinical trial experience with OPTI-FREE PureMoist MPDS. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2011;26(13):Part SPI 44-48.
  12. Alcon data on file, 2011.
  13. Srinivsan S, Otchere H, Yu M, Yang J, Luensmann D and Jones L. Impact of cosmetics on the surface properties of silicone hydrogel contact lenses. Eye & Contact Lens. 2015; 41(4):228-235
  14. Luensmann D, Yu M, Yang J, Srinivsan S and Jones L. Impact of cosmetics on the physical dimension and optical performance of silicone hydrogel contact lenses. Eye & Contact Lens. 2015; 41(4):218-227.
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