Air Optix Aqua - Includes Vision Care

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CIBA Vision / Alcon Contact Lenses

Month-long comfort - Thanks to the combination of a highly breathable silicone hydrogel material and SmartShield technology that prevents the build-up of deposits these lenses remain comfortable throughout the entire month.

Healthy looking eyes - These lenses allow a rich nourishing flow of oxygen to reach your eyes, which reduces fatigue and ensures they look bright, white and healthy even over extended periods of wear.

Easy to insert - These lenses are ultra-thin and have a handling tint, which makes them easy to insert and remove.

Minimum fuss - If approved by your optician for extended wear, you can keep these lenses in overnight for up to 6 nights / 7 days at a time. This minimises maintenance so you can go about your day with no fuss.

Air Optix Aqua are monthly disposable contact lenses for those with myopia or hypermetropia (short- or long-sightedness). They are manufactured by Alcon and reviews describe these contacts as ‘first class’ and ‘comfortable when in constant use’.

Recommended For

Lenstore recommends Air Optix Aqua contacts for:

  • Those who are short or long-sighted
  • Those who want a simple, hassle-free contact lens experience
  • Those who want a cost-effective contact lens option

Please always check with your Optometrist first before purchasing new contact lenses that haven’t been prescribed.

Product Information

Categories Contact Lenses, Monthly Contact Lenses, Extended & Continuous Wear Contact Lenses
Brand CIBA Vision / Alcon
Material Lotrafilcon B I 5 (Silicone Hydrogel) 33% water
Handling Tint Yes
UV Protection No
Base Curves (mm) 8.6
Diameter (mm) 14.2
Usage Instructions Daily wear or extended wear for up to 6 nights. Please replace with a new pair every month.


Air Optix Aqua contact lenses are manufactured by Alcon.


Air Optix Aqua are sold under the joint brand of CIBA Vision / Alcon.

Type of Lens:

Air Optix Aqua are monthly disposable lenses.


Alcon Air Optix Aqua monthly contact lenses are made from Lotrafilcon B, an extremely breathable silicone hydrogel that allows up to five times more oxygen to reach the eye compared to hydrogel based lenses. This improves wearing comfort and helps to keep eyes healthier for longer.


Air Optix Aqua lenses use the following technology:

SmartShield technology- A design process that uses biocompatible plasma to create super smooth, hydrophilic lenses that help to prevent the build-up of otherwise uncomfortable deposits.

Pack Sizes:

You can order Air Optix Aqua contacts from Lenstore in packs of 3x or 6x lenses.

Availability for Astigmatism and Presbyopia:

Air Optix Aqua are available as multifocal lenses to correct presbyopic vision.

Although CIBA Vision / Alcon don’t manufacture an Air Optix Aqua lens for astigmatic prescriptions, they do offer Air Optix for Astigmatism.


If you are considering other monthly lens options, you must consult your optician first, who will assess the suitability of other lenses for your eyes and then fit them correctly.

Lenstore recommends the following alternatives

Air Optix plus HydraGlyde

Air Optix plus HydraGlyde are monthly disposable contacts that use SmartShield technology to minimise the build-up of deposits and keep lenses smooth and comfortable, even over periods of extended wear. The added HydraGlyde technology creates and retains a layer of moisture between the eye and the lens to maintain hydration, while the breathable silicone hydrogel material allows oxygen to flow through and keep eyes white and healthy.


Biofinity lenses are comfortable, breathable contact lenses that allow optimal oxygen to reach the eyes. Aquaform technology helps these lenses to retain moisture and keep eyes hydrated, while an aspheric design increases depth of focus and delivers crisp, clear vision. They can also be worn as continuous wear lenses, for up to 29 nights - if approved by your optician.


How Long Can You Wear Air Optix Aqua?

Air Optix Aqua are monthly lenses and can be worn for 30 days as daily wear. According to Alcon, Air Optix Aqua are also licensed for up to 6-nights extended wear - if approved by your optician to do so.

Is Air Optix Aqua Monthly?

Yes, Air Optix Aqua are monthly disposable lenses, if you wear them on a daily basis, which means you’ll need to remove, clean and store them each night.

They can also be worn as extended wear lenses for up to 6 consecutive nights - if approved by your optician.

Can I Sleep in Air Optix Aqua contacts? Can they be worn overnight?

If you are approved for extended wear lenses by your optician, then yes, you can sleep in Air Optix Aqua Monthly lenses. You can wear them overnight for a maximum of 6 continuous nights.

Is Air Optix Better Than Acuvue?

Whether Air Optix contacts are better than Acuvue depends on your lifestyle, prescription and eyes. If we compare the monthly Air Optix Aqua lenses with the two weekly Acuvue Oasys Hydraclear Plus lenses, then the Acuvue lenses have a higher water content and are thinner, more breathable lenses, so may be slightly more comfortable in the eyes. However, they need to be changed more regularly than Air Optix lenses.

Roshni Patel

Written by: Roshni Patel BSc (Hons) MCOptom

Optometrist and Professional Services Manager

Roshni Patel BSc (Hons) MCOptom qualified as an Optometrist in 2004. She is a member of the Association of Optometrists and is the Professional Services Manager at Lenstore where she is responsible for supporting and guiding all departments from a clinical standpoint.

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Air Optix Aqua Reviews

Overall: 4.71 403 reviews

  • By Mark Williams on 29 November 2020 Super comfy, very happy.
  • By Charles on 28 November 2020 Fast delivery. Easy to order.
  • By Charles on 24 November 2020 That contact lenses were awful they cause my eyes to become red and swollen had to seek a doctor
  • By Annie C on 18 November 2020 I have been using these products for many years with no issues.
  • By Chiara on 18 November 2020 Very good and comfortable lenses
  • By Claudio Sassano on 15 November 2020 Quite comfortable.
  • By Laura Humphrey on 14 November 2020 Great product. Really comfortable to wear all day.
  • By George Sweeney on 14 November 2020 Excellent quality
  • By Roberto on 07 November 2020 Great and fast
  • By Alexandra on 06 November 2020 A little pricy
  • By Rosemary on 29 October 2020 Never any problems and next day delivery.
  • By Joanna Fisher on 29 October 2020 Lovely comfortable lenses
  • By Tyler on 28 October 2020 Fit perfectly
  • By Caron Russell on 16 October 2020 Love my lenses !
  • By Julie Corfe on 09 October 2020 I have been using this product for many years and I am always happy with it.
  • By Lynette on 06 October 2020 Easy to use and very comfortable
  • By Jane on 06 October 2020 Quick delivery
  • By Grant on 03 October 2020 Would recommend to others, great lenses never had a issue.
  • By Emily on 29 September 2020 Lenses are always comfortable and reliable
  • By Customer on 27 September 2020 Excellent comfort
  • By Tina on 26 September 2020 I cant wear those they are very thick and very iritating to my eyes . They leave my eyes very red and uncomfortable.
  • By Zain on 24 September 2020 value for money and great quality. I think they are good lenses and comfortable after moving from biofinity cooperation.
  • By Mary on 24 September 2020 I was delighted with the product thankyou
  • By customer on 24 September 2020 Grear delivery and service
  • By Luke on 05 September 2020 Product is perfect, I have really bad eye sight and use these all the time, they are comfortable and easy to wear, without these I literally would not be able to do anything ❤️
  • By Stacey on 05 September 2020 Excellent lenses ,feel really comfortable
  • By Paul Watson on 05 September 2020 Very good lenses, comfortable for every day use and even to leave in overnight if the need arises. Easy in and out too.
  • By Lynne on 29 August 2020 Personally, I find them extremely comfortable and they last the month with no problems.
  • By g.... on 26 August 2020 absolutely perfect!!!
  • By Paul Watson on 22 August 2020 Great fit, comfortable for all day and even overnight if needs be. Easy in/out too.
  • By Anne on 22 August 2020 Very comfortable always on time .easy to talk to if needed .wouldn't swap them for another firm
  • By Andrea on 16 August 2020 Great product, I will definitely order again.
  • By Iago on 15 August 2020 Good thing
  • By S. Brown on 15 August 2020 Until I started using these lenses I suffered from dry eye. That issue has now gone and I find these lenses very comfortable to the extent that I often forget I'm wearing them!
  • By Mikko on 08 August 2020 Best contact lenses I’ve tried!
  • By Graeme on 01 August 2020 Not worn them long but over first few days no complaints
  • By Gina Ann Tonks on 01 August 2020 Great product and good value
  • By HAZEL BURROUGHS on 26 July 2020 Comfortable
  • By Janet on 18 July 2020 Very comfortable lenses
  • By Sean on 11 July 2020 Great product, been using it for 3 years!!
  • By Grace on 07 July 2020 Good quality, once or twice I did have a contact lens that had dried up before opening the package. Overall very good product.
  • By customer Susan Mills on 02 July 2020 Excellent product excellent price
  • By Stacy on 02 July 2020 Delivery is very fast thank you
  • By Tracy on 26 June 2020 Excellent
  • By Mrs Rowley on 26 June 2020 So comfortable. I could feel the difference immediately.
  • By Sarah on 25 June 2020 Great product have been using over 10 years with no issues
  • By Rasib on 20 June 2020 Can last about 3 months, prices are ridiculous though
  • By Anzelika Moroz on 20 June 2020 Best service and quality 👌
  • By John Clark on 17 June 2020 Great always use them
  • By Karen on 17 June 2020 Great value for money, very fast delivery.... I would highly recommend.

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in these reviews are those of the customers and not of If you wish to change to a different contact lens, please contact our Clinical Team for further advice.

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