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AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses deliver performance and breakthrough technology, including a unique, permanent plasma technology for a smooth, continuous surface.1 Take the opportunity below to learn more about the many ways AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses outperform competitive contact lenses.

AIR OPTIX® AQUA Contact Lenses vs. HEMA Contact Lenses See more

Your patients may be experiencing contact lens discomfort, but they are keeping it to themselves...

  • 74% of contact lens wearers experience end-of-day discomfort2.
  • 70% who experience eye irritation from their contact lenses never tell their eye care professionals3.

The drop out rate for HEMA lens wearers is more than 3 times greater than SiHy lens wearers.2

Upgrade your patients and your practice with AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses.

In a post-launch evaluation with eye care professionals experienced in fitting AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses:

  • ECPs reported that 91% of HEMA lens patients were successfully converted to AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses4**
  • ECPs perceived that 93% of HEMA lens wearers they refit into AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses were satisfied with overall comfort4**

AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses allow up to 5x more oxygen through the lenses than traditional soft contact lenses,5* for healthy-looking and healthy-feeling eyes.

AIR OPTIX® AQUA Contact Lenses vs. Biofinity^ Contact Lenses See more

AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses offer superior wettability compared to Biofinity^ contact lenses for wettability and deposit resistance.6†
AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses have significantly better wettability than Biofinity^ contact lenses.6
In vitro measurement of unworn lenses, median values represented, n=20, Alcon data on file, January 2009.
AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses and Biofinity^ contact lenses span of moisture illustrations
In vitro measurement of unworn lenses, median values represented, n=20, Alcon data on file, January 2009.
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Superior deposit resistance2†

AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses utilize a unique, permanent plasma technology that results in a smooth surface with superior deposit resistance.7†
 
AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses has a permanent, chemically-bonded plasma treatment for a smooth, continuous surface
 
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AIR OPTIX® AQUA Contact Lenses vs. PureVision^ 2 Contact LensesSee more

AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses outperform PureVision^ 2 contact lenses in comfort and better vision in low light.9††

 
AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses were more comfortable than PureVision2 according to customer ratings
 
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AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses wearers are able to see better in low light than PureVision2 wearers
 
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AIR OPTIX® AQUA Contact Lenses vs. ACUVUE^ OASYS^ Contact Lenses See more

The majority of your 2-week replacement contact lens patients would prefer a monthly replacement schedule10. Over 9 out of 10 eye care professionals surveyed said they would recommend AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses to their patients.11‡
Choose the performance and value of AIR OPTIX® AQUA monthly replacement contact lenses vs. ACUVUE^ OASYS^ 2-week replacement lenses.
AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses provide unsurpassed comfort upon insertion
 
AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses provide unsurpassed comfort upon insertion
 
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AIR OPTIX® More eye care professionals give higher ratings to AIR OPTIX® AQUA monthly replacement contact lenses than ACUVUE^ OASYS^ 2-week replacement lenses.18
All differences between AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses and ACUVUE^ OASYS^ contact lenses statistically significant (p<0.05).
AIR OPTIX® More eye care professionals give higher ratings to AIR OPTIX® AQUA monthly replacement contact lenses than ACUVUE^ OASYS^ 2-week replacement lenses.18
All differences between AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses and ACUVUE^ OASYS^ contact lenses statistically significant (p<0.05).
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AIR OPTIX® AQUA Contact Lenses vs. ACUVUE^ ADVANCE^ Contact LensesSee more

  • AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses offer high oxygen transmissibility—up to 62% more than ACUVUE^ ADVANCE^ contact lenses15—for white, healthy-looking eyes.
  • Even after a month of wear, AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses have significantly better wettability than 2-week replacement silicone hydrogel contact lenses worn for 2 weeks.6‡‡
AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses offer high oxygen transmissibility
Dk/t calculated using the manufacturer-published center thickness at -3.00D when available, others as published in Tyler's Quarterly September 2012.
AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses offer high oxygen transmissibility
Dk/t calculated using the manufacturer-published center thickness at -3.00D when available, others as published in Tyler's Quarterly September 2012.
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