Frequently Asked Questions about AIR OPTIX® COLORS Contact Lenses

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: 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
Water Content: 33%
Diameter: 14.2 mm
Base curve: 8.6 mm
Dk/t: 110, 138 @ -3.00D
Surface: Permanent plasma technology
Powers: Plano to -6.00D (0.25D steps), -6.00D to -8.00D (-0.50D steps)
DESIGN
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
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 lenses2. AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are six times more breathable* than the leading color contact lenses3, for healthy-looking and healthy-feeling eyes.

Q: How do I care for my AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses?

Proper contact lens care is important, but not difficult. AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses should be removed and cleaned daily. For best results, we recommend OPTI-FREE® PureMoist® Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution to care for your AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses. For helpful tips, click on Storing and Cleaning Contact Lenses. Please consult the Frequently Asked Questions section for general information about contact lens care and wear.

  • 2. Based on third-party, 12-month report ending Dec. 2013; Alcon data on file.
  • 3. Based on the ratio of lens oxygen transmissibilities, Alcon data on file, 2013.
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