Combine the popular Air Optix Aqua lens design with Alcon's SmartShield Technology and Hydraglyde, and you get a new monthly silicone hydrogel based contact lens - Air Optix plus Hydraglyde. This lens promises improved deposit protection as well as long-lasting lens hydration. Smartshield Technology and Hydraglyde are both features well known from Alcon's premium lens care solutions, and now these are available in the Air Optix plus Hydraglyde. A valuable option for upgrading from Air Optix Aqua, as they both share the same lens design.

AIR OPTIX plus HydraGlyde
Product Image Air Optix plus HydraGlyde
Manufacturer Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
a Novartis company
Release Date Nov 2016 (US)
April 2016 (Europe)
Prescription Parameters
Replacement Schedule Monthly
Wearing Details Daily wear or
up to 6 nights extended wear
Available Sphere Powers +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)
Available Base Curves 8.6mm
Available Diameters 14.2mm
Technical Parameters
Lens Material Silicone hydrogel
(Lotrafilcon B)
Lens Type Aspherical
Wetting Agent Yes
% of Material 67%
% of Water 33%
Center Thickness 0.08mm
Oxygen Transmission 138 Dk/t
Modulus 1.0 MPa
Other Features
Special Features HydraGlyde
SmartShield Technology
UV Blocking Unknown
Dynamic Light Absorption No
Visibility Tint Yes
Inside-out Mark No
Packaging, Pricing and Ratings
Packaging Details 6 lenses per box,
each lens in a
foil-sealed plastic package
Online Retail Price $36 - $45
Cost per Day $0.20 - $0.25
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