AIR OPTIX plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism is a silicone hydrogel lens introduced by Alcon in July 2019. It combines three technologies:

  • SmartShield Technology for enhanced deposit resistance.
  • Precision Balance 8|4 Design for stability and easy re-alignment with every blink
  • HydraGlyde with a moisture matrix for longer lens and eye hydration

Where to buy Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism

Option 1 - Buying through your Eye Care Professional

Ask your eye care professional for Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism contact lenses. Start with trial lenses first. Your eye care professional will make sure that your prescription is up-to-date and that the technical lens parameters satisfy the requirements of your eyes. There are many different base curves and diameters available - sometimes even within the same product line. So it is important to get a proper fitting done before deciding on a lens. Once it is a go, you can buy or reorder through your eye care practitioner. Don't forget to ask your eye care professional whether Alcon is running a rebate program.

Option 2 - Buying online

If you already have a valid prescription, buying online is easy and convenient. Plus, you can find great deals and discounts. Optix-now is monitoring the prices of Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism from many top contact lens retailers, so you don't have to spend a lot of time finding a great deal.

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Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism - Spec Sheet

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Manufacturer Alcon Inc.
Release Date July 2019
Prescription Parameters
Replacement Schedule Monthly
Wearing Details Daily wear or extended wear up to 6 nights
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
Diameters 14.5 mm
Technical Parameters
FDA Group V
Lens Material Silicone hydrogel
(Lotrafilcon B)
Lens Design Aspherical
Wetting Agents Yes
% of Material 67%
% of Water 33%
Center Thickness 0.102 mm
Oxygen Transmission 108 Dk/t
Modulus 1.0 MPa
Other Features
Special Features
UV Blocking No
Dynamic Light Absorption No
Visibility Tint Yes
Light Blue
Inside-out Mark No
Packaging, Pricing and Offers
Packaging Details 6 lenses per box,
each lens in a
foil-sealed plastic package
Price Range $50 - $72 (6 lenses)
Cost per Day $0.28 - $0.40 (6 lenses)
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