Some contact lenses are not approved to sleep in or for overnight wear. Others are only approved for 6 nights for continuous wear. In contrast, AIR OPTIX®
NIGHT & DAY® AQUA contact lenses are approved for up to 30 nights of continuous wear.§ If you are sleeping in your contact lenses, it is important that you to talk to your eye care professional and be honest about your sleeping habits so that you can get the contact lens that is right for you.
AIR OPTIX® NIGHT & DAY® AQUA contact lenses are designed to be worn continuously, even while napping and sleeping, as determined by your eye care professional. The lenses are FDA-approved for daily wear and extended wear for up to 30 nights.§ They are made of a proprietary lens material that allows up to 6X more oxygen to pass through the lens than traditional soft contact lenses.1 Fact is, AIR OPTIX® NIGHT & DAY® AQUA contact lenses are the most breathable* soft contact lenses available.1 They also feature SmartShieldTM Technology which retains moisture at the lens surface and resists irritating deposits for consistent comfort from day 1 to day 30.2-7
If you are the type to doze off in your contact lenses, it is important that you talk to your eye care professional to make sure that you are wearing the right lens for your lifestyle. AIR OPTIX® NIGHT & DAY® AQUA is the #1 most recommended contact lens brand by United States eye care professionals for patients who sleep overnight in their contact lenses.8
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® NIGHT & DAY® AQUA breathable* contact lenses do not require daily cleaning or disinfection when worn continuously for up to 30 nights.§ However, contact lenses removed between replacement times must be cleaned and disinfected before reinsertion.
OPTI-FREE® PureMoist® Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution is the recommended product for
AIR OPTIX® brand 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. For general information about contact lens care and wear, click here.
The contact lenses are worn on the cornea—the domed-shaped front part of the eye—and they correct vision by refocusing light rays onto the retina—the back part of the eye.
The contact lenses may be used to correct nearsightedness (myopia) or farsightedness (hyperopia). They may be prescribed for:
Not everyone can reach the maximum wear time of 30 continuous nights. Approximately 80% of wearers are able to wear the contact lenses for extended wear, and about two-thirds of wearers achieve the full 30-night continuous wearing schedule.9
Your eye care professional may recommend a shorter wearing time depending on your individual needs, and you should always follow your eye care professional’s advice. After removing your contact lenses, rest your eyes and do not wear contact lenses for at least one night. Remember, even between shorter wearing periods, you should always clean, disinfect and store your contact lenses with OPTI-FREE® PureMoist® Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution.
It is essential to visit your eye care professional about your eye health. Make sure you get complete information about AIR OPTIX®
NIGHT & DAY® AQUA contact lenses and discuss any questions you may have. To learn more, ask your eye care professional for the AIR OPTIX®
NIGHT & DAY® AQUA contact lenses patient instruction booklet available from Alcon or call
†Eye exam may be required. Professional fees may apply. At participating offices.
‡One-month trial refers to a recommended replacement schedule of up to 4 weeks as determined by the eye care professional.
§Not everyone can sleep in lenses or wear lenses for a full 30 nights. Ask your eye care professional for complete wear, care, and safety information. Important Safety Information.