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AIR OPTIX® for Astigmatism contact lenses deliver breakthrough technology, including a unique, permanent plasma technology, for a smooth, continuous surface, and the unique PRECISION BALANCE 8|4 Lens Design.

Take the opportunity below, to learn more about the many ways AIR OPTIX® for Astigmatism contact lenses deliver.

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Performance and Breakthrough DesignSee more

AIR OPTIX® for Astigmatism contact lenses: outstanding stability and fit success with unique PRECISION BALANCE 8I4TM Lens Design.

PRECISION BALANCE 8|4™ Lens Design
  • Stabilizing points of the lens at 8 and 4 o’clock
  • Minimizes interaction with the lower lid for excellent comfort
  • Maximizes oxygen transmission at 6 o’clock
  • Exceptional stability, consistent rotation, and fit performance

Predictability and stability

  • Lenses stabilize on the eye in just 30 seconds1
  • 98% of lenses had 5° or less oscillation with blink2

Fit success

  • 95% of eyes were successfully fit with the first lens2
  • 99% of lenses had acceptable or optimal fit at dispensing2

Constant contour edge

  • Provides excellent comfort

Wide optic zone

  • Provides excellent acuity
  • Low amount of prism in the optic zone to reduce thickness and maximize Dk/t at the 6 o’clock position

Scribe marks

  • Three scribe marks at 3, 6, and 9 o’clock make it easy to observe lens rotation and stability

PRECISION BALANCE 8|4 Lens Design

  • Stabilizing points of the lens at 8 and 4 o’clock
  • Minimizes interaction with the lower lid for excellent comfort

High Oxygen Transmissibility See more

AIR OPTIX® for Astigmatism contact lenses allow up to 6 times more oxygen through the lens than the leading low Dk/t traditional hydrogel toric lens3** for white, healthy-looking eyes.

Superior Deposit Resistance5,6See more

Even after a month of wear, the AIR OPTIX® family of breathable** contact lenses have significantly lower lipid deposits than other competitive silicone hydrogel lenses worn for their manufacturer-recommended replacement period.5,6

Superior deposit resistance5,6 contributes to comfortable and healthy lens wear.

 
AIR OPTIX® NIGHT & DAY® AQUA and AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses have lower lipid deposition than competitors
 
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AIR OPTIX® AQUA contact lenses have a permanent, chemically-bonded plasma treatment for a smooth, continuous surface.