AIR OPTIX plus HydraGlyde
Product Image Acuvue 2 Air Optix plus HydraGlyde
Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Alcon Inc.
Release Date 1999 Nov 2016 (US)
April 2016 (Europe)
Prescription Parameters
Replacement Schedule Two weeks Monthly
Wearing Details Daily wear (two week replacement) or
Up to six nights/seven days extended wear (1 week replacement)
Daily wear or
up to 6 nights extended wear
Sphere Powers -12.00D to -6.50D in 0.5 steps
-6.50D to +6.00D in 0.25 steps
+6.00D to +8.00D in 0.5 steps
+6.50D to +8.00D
(in 0.5 steps)
+6.00D to -8.00D
(in 0.25 steps)
-8.50D to -12.00D
(in 0.5 steps)
Base Curves 8.3 mm
8.7 mm
8.6 mm
Diameters 14.0 mm 14.2 mm
Technical Parameters
FDA Group IV V
Lens Material Ionic hydrogel
(Etafilcon A)
Silicone hydrogel
(Lotrafilcon B)
Lens Design Spherical Aspherical
Wetting Agents Yes
% of Material 42% 67%
% of Water 58% 33%
Center Thickness 0.084 mm 0.08 mm
Oxygen Transmission 33 Dk/t 138 Dk/t
Modulus 0.3 MPa 1.0 MPa
Other Features
Special Features - INFINITY EDGE Design
UV Blocking Class 2
88% UVA
99% UVB
Dynamic Light Absorption No No
Visibility Tint Yes
Light Blue
Inside-out Mark Yes
Packaging, Pricing and Offers
Packaging Details 6 lenses per box,
each lens in a foil-sealed plastic package
6 lenses per box,
each lens in a
foil-sealed plastic package containing phosphate buffered saline with 1% copolymer 845 and 0.04% ethylene oxide-butylene oxide copolymer
Price Range $18 - $35 $36 - $45
Cost per Day $0.20 - $0.38 $0.20 - $0.25
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