Air Optix for Astigmatism - Parameters and Specs
Introduced in 2007, Alcon Inc. is offering a toric version of Air Optix - a monthly disposable contact lens specifically designed for people with astigmatism.
With one of the highest oxygen transmissibility parameters of any toric contact lens in the market, these lenses help your eyes stay white and look healthy. In addition a patented surface treatment minimizes deposits to contribute to healthy lens wear.
Astigmatism is the most common vision problem, caused by an irregular shape of the cornea. Astigmatism can usually be corrected with contact lenses, such as Air Optix for Astigmatism (also called Air Optix Toric). They will help take away the blur that is caused by this condition.
Features and Benefits
A patented surface treatment provides better overall and more consistent clear vision and better comfort at the end of the day.
The lenses stay moist all day and the soft and flexible material provides comfort throughout the day.
They are slightly tinted, so the lenses are easier to recognize and handle.
Air Optix for Astigmatism lenses stay moist all day and the soft and flexible material provides comfort throughout the day.
The precision balance 8|4 design maximizes oxygen transmission and lens stability.
Who should consider Air Optix for Astigmatism?
These lenses should be considered if you experience discomfort with your current contact lenses.
They are ideal for people who thought they could not wear contact lenses because of astigmatism.
What else should you know about these lenses?
AIR OPTIX for ASTIGMATISM
|Wearing Details|| Daily wear or |
up to 6 nights extended wear
|Sphere Powers|| +6.00D to -6.00D |
in 0.25 steps
-6.50D to -10.00D
in 0.50 steps
|Cylinders||-0.75D, -1.25D, -1.75D and -2.25D|
|Axes||Full circle in 10° steps|
|Base Curves||8.7 mm|
|Lens Material|| Silicone hydrogel |
|% of Material||67%|
|% of Water||33%|
|Center Thickness||0.102 mm|
|Oxygen Transmission||108 Dk/t|
|Dynamic Light Absorption||No|
|Visibility Tint|| Yes |
|Packaging, Pricing and Offers|
|Packaging Details|| 6 lenses per box, |
each lens in a
foil-sealed plastic package
|Price Range||$40 - $65|
|Cost per Day||$0.22 - $0.36|
|Online Retailers|| |
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