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AIR OPTIX™ plus HydraGlyde™ Contact Lenses

contact lenses combine 2 innovative technologies

AIR OPTIX plus HydraGlyde pack shot

Give your customers comfort from day 1 to day 301-3*


*Based on a clinical study with AIR OPTIX® AQUA and AIR OPTIX® NIGHT & DAY® AQUA lenses.


SmartShield™ Technology creates an ultra-thin protective layer to:

  • Minimize the exposed silicone on the lens surface
  • Protect lenses from irritating deposits all month long
  • Help support a stable tear film and maintain wettability
Rules to follow

SmartShield™ Technology helps deliver superior overall lipid deposit resistance throughout the lens.4,5

Lipid deposit graph

HydraGlyde™ Moisture Matrix Technology surrounds lenses in long-lasting surface moisture to help keep the lens surface hydrated5,6

Retains longer-lasting lens surface moisture after 16 hours of simulated wear
Mean time to lens surface moisture breakup

*Based on in vitro testing on sphere lenses soaked in phosphate-buffered saline solution for 16 hours; n=10 lenses analyzed per brand. + p<0.05 vs. all comparator lenses.

To help your customers get the most from their contact lenses, recommend AOSEPT™ PLUS with HydraGlyde™ and OPTI-FREE™ Puremoist™

Contact lens solutions

AIR OPTIX™ Plus HydraGlyde™ Technical Specifications


Talk to your Alcon representative to learn more about AIR OPTIX™ Plus HydraGlyde™.

AIR OPTIX plus HydgraGlyde parameters
AIR OPTIX plus HydgraGlyde MULTIFOCAL contact lens pro teaser
AIR OPTIX plus HydgraGlyde MULTIFOCAL contact lens pro teaser

AIR OPTIX™ PLUS HydraGlyde™ Multifocal


A multifocal contact lens designed to provide great comfort from day 1 to day 30.1-3*


AIR OPTIX plus HydraGlyde Toric contact lens pack
AIR OPTIX plus HydraGlyde Toric contact lens pack

AIR OPTIX™ plus HydraGlyde™ for Astigmatism


Great stability with a predictable fit, and great comfort from day 1 to day 30 for your astigmatic customers.1-3,8



*Based on clinical studies with AIR OPTIX™ AQUA lenses.

^Trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


1. Eiden SB, Davis RL, Bergenske PD. Prospective study of lotrafilcon B lenses comparing 2 versus 4 weeks of wear for objective and subjective measures of health, comfort, and vision. Eye & Contact Lens. 2013;39(4):290-294.
2. Based on a 30-day clinical study of 75 habitual lotrafilcon B lens wearers; Alcon data on file, 2017.
3. Lemp J, Kern J. A comparison of real time and recall comfort assessments. Optom Vis Sci. 2016;93:Eabstract 165256.
4. Nash W, Gabriel M, Movrewy Mckee M. A comparison of various silicone hydrogel lenses; lipid and protein deposition as a result of daily wear. Optom Vis Sci. 2010;87: E-abstract 105110.
5. In a prospective, crossover, single-masked clinical trial. Evaluation of lotrafilcon B versus PureVision^ Multifocal in emerging presbyopes. Alcon data on file, 2008.
6. In vitro study over 16 hours, to measure wetting substantivity; Alcon data on file, 2015.
7. Muya L, Lemp J, Kern JR, Sentell KB, Lane J, Perry SS. Impact of packaging saline wetting agents on wetting substantivity and lubricity. Invest Opthalmol Vis Sci. 2016;57:E-abstract 1463.
8. Alcon data on file, 2005.
9. Luensmann D, van Doorn K, May C, Srinivasan S, Jones L. Physical Dimension and Optical Assessment of Currently Marketed Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses After Exposure to Cosmetics. American Academy of Optometry, San Antonio, USA, 2018.


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