Q: What are AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses?
AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are for people who love some more colour in their life. They are made of the same high-performance silicone hydrogel contact lens material as the other AIR OPTIX® brand contact lenses. AIR OPTIX® COLORS are colour contact lenses designed to enhance or transform dark or light eyes, with a completely natural effect, and can be prescribed with or without vision correction. They are made with exclusive SmartShield® Technology and feature 3-in-1 colour technology to blend naturally with the colour of your eye, so you can experience a new look that can be subtle or vibrant.
Q: What are AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses made of?
AIR OPTIX® COLORS lotrafilcon B contact lenses are made of a state-of-the-art, proprietary silicone hydrogel material. The unique chemistry of this material allows the flow of oxygen through the contact lenses. AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lens are designed to fit comfortably on the eye and allow plenty of oxygen to pass through.6,7 The cosmetic print pattern is embedded into the back surface of the lens and contains a combination of the following color additives: carbazole violet, iron oxides, [phthalocyaninato (2-)] copper, phthalocyanine green, and titanium dioxide.
Q: Why is it important for oxygen to pass through the contact lens to the eye?
Oxygen is essential for the health of your cornea, the clear front part of your eye. Insufficient oxygen may cause corneal swelling and/or lead to irritated, red eyes and uncomfortable lens wear.
Q: Which contact lens care solution should be used to clean and disinfect AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses?
OPTI-FREE® Puremoist® Solution or CLEAR CARE® PLUS Cleaning and Disinfecting Solution are the recommended products for cleaning and disinfecting AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses. We recommend you carefully follow the wear, care, and replacement recommendations of your eye care professional.
Q: Do I need a prescription to wear AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses?
Most countries require a prescription for contact lenses. As a medical device, contact lenses should be fitted by a licensed eye care professional, even for people who do not need vision correction. AIR OPTIX® Colour Studio offers a virtual try-on experience with 12 different colour contact lenses available to try on, making it an easy way to find the color that best suits you.
Q: What prescriptions are available for AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses?
Your eye care professional can determine the contact lens and correction that are best for you. AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are available in powers from +6.00 to -8.00 in a 14.2mm diameter and an 8.6mm base curve.
Q: What makes AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses different from FreshLook® Color contact lenses?
Both colour contact lens brands share the 3-in-1 Colour Technology. However, AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are made of a state-of-the-art silicone hydrogel material that provides advanced breathability.* AIR OPTIX® COLORS also feature exclusive SmartShield® Technology and the unique Aqua moisturizing agent that supports both initial and lasting comfort. AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are the most breathable* colour contact lens available, for white, healthy-looking eyes.6
Q: How much do AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses cost?
Please consult your eye care professional to discuss the cost of AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses.
Q: How do I know if AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are right for me?
Ask your eye care practitioner if AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are a good option for you.