Air Optix Aqua Multifocal - Includes Vision Care

181 customer reviews

3 lenses per box | Save money - buy in boxes of 6

This product has been discontinued. Alcon recommends an upgrade to Air Optix plus Hydraglyde Multifocal contact lenses that are compatible with your current product. There is no refit required.

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CIBA Vision / Alcon Contact Lenses

Breathability - Air Optix Aqua Multifocal are manufactured using Silicone Hydrogel to ensure that a high and consistent level of oxygen reaches wearers eyes, maintaining comfort for longer.

Added protection - SmartShield Technology provides a smooth lens surface that defends against daily deposits for a more comfortable experience.

Crisp, clear vision - The bi-aspheric design of Air Optix Aqua Multifocal lenses ensure that they retain crisp, sharp vision at all distances.

Monthly-use - Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact lenses can be worn for up to 30 days per lens, as long as they are removed, cleaned and stored overnight after each day of use. Air Optix Aqua Multifocal lenses are extended wear, and can also be worn for up to 6 consecutive nights within the 30 days, as long as you receive approval from your optician.

Air Optix Aqua Multifocal lenses are monthly use contacts designed with presbyopic wearers in mind. With features in place to ensure the users’ comfort, this is a great option.

Recommended For

Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact lenses are recommended for:

  • Wearers with a prescription for presbyopia.
  • Wearers who have experienced discomfort with other contact lenses.

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 Multifocal contact lenses are manufactured by the merged contact lens experts: CIBA Vision and Alcon.


Air Optix is a brand designed, manufactured and sold by the joint CIBA Vision and Alcon companies.

Type of Lens:

Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact lenses are monthly use; this means that they can be worn for up to 30 days per lens, as long as they are removed, cleaned and stored overnight after use. Air Optix Aqua Multifocal lenses are extended wear, and can be worn for 6 consecutive nights within the 30 days, as long as you get approval from your optician before doing so.


Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact lenses contain Lotrafilcon B I 5 that has a water content of 33%. Lotrafilcon B is a silicone hydrogel that allows more oxygen to pass through the lens to the cornea than regular soft hydrogel contacts.


Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact lenses have been designed using several technologies to improve and maintain comfort and efficiency.

SmartShield Technology - Provides a smooth lens surface that defends against daily deposits for a more comfortable experience.

Precision Profile Design - A combination of three design features, including: A bi-aspheric surface, adaptive minus power profile, and center-near design. These three features work together to deliver clarity and untroubled transitions from short, to intermediate to distance vision.

Bi-aspheric Design - The design and shape of Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact lenses offer good optics for optimum vision.

Pack Sizes:

Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact lenses are available in a packs of 3 and boxes of 6. Each lens lasts for 30 days, so a standard 3 pack should last around 3 months.

Availability for Myopia, Hypermetropia, and Astigmatism:

For Myopia or Hypermetropia (short or long-sightedness), Alcon produce Air Optix Aqua or Air Optix with Hydraglyde. For Astigmatism, they produce Air Optix for Astigmatism contact lenses, or Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism.


Not sure that Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact lenses are the right choice for you? You may want to consider alternative brands.

Before you do try a different brand of contact lens, you will need to consult your optician to make sure that any alternative is suitable for you, and also fitted correctly, as each contact lens brand has a different design and fitting guide.

Biofinity Multifocal

Biofinity Multifocal contact lenses are a great alternative to Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contacts, designed with Balanced Progressive technology that allows wearers with presbyopia to see with better clarity and focus. These lenses also utilise Aquaform technology to maintain comfort levels, along with a silicone hydrogel material allows optimal levels of oxygen to your eyes to keep them bright and healthy.


How Long Can I Wear Air Optix for Multifocal?

You can wear Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact lenses for up to 30 days per lens as long as they are removed, cleaned and stored overnight after each day of use. Air Optix Aqua Multifocal lenses are extended wear, which means you can also wear them for up to 6 consecutive nights as long as you receive approval from your optician.

Can You Sleep in Air Optix Multifocal Contact Lenses?

You can sleep in Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact lenses for up to 6 nights, though should not do so for longer than that. You will need to get approval from your optician if you intend to wear these contact lenses in this way. It is advised that you remove the lenses if possible and when convenient to guarantee comfort and visual efficiency.


Lenstore has strict referencing and sourcing guidelines. Our product descriptions are authored and reviewed by Roshni Patel BSc (Hons) MCOptom.

1. Eiden, S. Barry O.D.; Davis, Robert L. O.D.; Bergenske, Peter D. O.D. 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: Science & Clinical Practice: July 2013 - Volume 39 - Issue 4 - p 290-294 doi: 10.1097/ICL.0b013e318296bdbb.

2. Air Optix® Aqua Multifocal. Alcon Eye Care UK Limited. Accessed Dec. 14, 2020.

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 Multifocal Reviews

Overall: 4.85 181 reviews

  • By MS F WEST on 10 February 2022 Great! problems
  • By KJH on 15 October 2021 Best value for money and comfort.
  • By Natalie on 12 October 2021 happy with these
  • By Karen Worthing on 29 September 2021 Perfect. Great quality
  • By NEIL LLOYD on 21 September 2021 excellent service
  • By Derwood Clark on 21 September 2021 Great job on delivery of value.
  • By Linda Healing on 07 September 2021 Always arrive the following day
  • By Susan on 01 September 2021 This product is exactly what I used to get from my optician but cheaper. Comfortable to wear.
  • By Michael Webb on 17 August 2021 Arrived very quickly great service
  • By Ian on 23 July 2021 Last 2 packs the lenses have split after just a couple of days. Meant to last 30 days
  • By Robert on 09 July 2021 Very comfortable multifocal contact lenses developed to allow more oxygen get to your eyes. Used them for a few years now, great for playing sport and also allow close vision where necessary.
  • By Bill Shearer on 08 July 2021 Happy with the quality overall. Very, very occasional issues with the lens, but minimal.
  • By Gillian on 30 June 2021 absolutely perfect, and far cheaper than the top stores . but just as good..they have never let me down.
  • By Alka on 11 June 2021 Great prompt service.
  • By Mal jones on 09 June 2021 These work great for me even after leaving in for a few days there’s no discomfort.
  • By Jane Icke on 22 April 2021 Comfortable a quality product
  • By Jean on 17 April 2021 exactly what I good lens
  • By Tom on 08 April 2021 Comfortable lenses.
  • By Denise on 31 March 2021 Excellent lenses good price
  • By Shehzana on 24 March 2021 Easy buying process. Very fast delivery.
  • By Yorkshire couple on 17 March 2021 Have used these contact lenses gor a number of years and gave always been pleased with them. Can recommend
  • By Anthony on 18 February 2021 Excellent contact lenses great fit and very comfortable indeed
  • By M Arnold on 18 February 2021 Comfortable
  • By Jane Icke on 21 January 2021 Definitely would recommend
  • By roman on 19 January 2021 Very good
  • By Jean on 15 January 2021 I been having these for a few years good value
  • By Kay Thomas on 05 January 2021 First time using multifocal lenses and they didn't disappoint! They are very comfortable to wear and certainly do the job........ I will definitely continue to use these
  • By customer on 31 December 2020 Comfortable lenses. I wear them 12 hours a day with no problems and I have very dry eyes.
  • By Ms Anne Copley on 18 December 2020 Great quality
  • By Michael on 10 December 2020 I have used this exact product for quite a few years now and enjoy the quality and comfort they provide.
  • By Ceri Louise Thomas on 04 December 2020 These are great quality lenses
  • By Margaret on 26 November 2020 The lenses are very comfortable and I would recommend them
  • By G Williamson on 14 November 2020 Reliable lasting vision
  • By Martin Jones on 14 November 2020 As per usual quality product
  • By DeWayne on 08 November 2020 All day comfort great contacts
  • By Helen Somerset on 17 October 2020 Best lenses I’ve tried
  • By Jean on 15 October 2020 Having these contact lenses for year delivery service excellent
  • By Susan Smith on 07 October 2020 Comfy and easy to take in and out
  • By LESLEY on 26 September 2020 Used these lenses for years and wouldn't change
  • By virginia on 12 September 2020 Very good product, I have used for over ten yrs.
  • By Michael Webb on 22 August 2020 Great service and I have never been let down
  • By Geoff on 22 August 2020 Comfortable lenses, unlike my previous set from another provider, which were like paving slabs in my eyelids.
  • By Katherine on 22 August 2020 The only contact lens that I can see both far and near!!
  • By Jay Wymer on 20 August 2020 Wow great people much less expensive than other stores.
  • By Wendy Booth on 15 August 2020 Great quality
  • By T Greenwood on 15 August 2020 Really suit my need for trouble free sight
  • By Sally on 15 August 2020 Excellent service quick delivery
  • By Jean on 18 July 2020 Very good service and product
  • By Ellie on 10 July 2020 Good, quick service
  • By alan on 02 July 2020 No problems , straight forward service. Great.

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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