Alcon Introduces Air Optix Plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism Contact Lenses

Source: Alcon

Alcon has launched Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism contact lenses in the United States. The newest addition to Alcon’s contact lens portfolio offers a combination of technologies that support long-lasting lens surface moisture and outstanding comfort to provide astigmatic patients a consistently stable lens-wearing experience, according to Alcon.

“Alcon is pleased to offer Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism contact lenses as a part of our commitment to arm doctors with reliable vision correction solutions that help their patients see brilliantly,” Sean Clark, General Manager, Alcon US Vision Care, said in a company news release. “We see the need for a monthly toric contact lens that performs as well on the last day of wear as the first, and we are dedicated to providing options whether a patient is new to our lenses or interested in upgrading from one of Alcon’s existing astigmatism products.”

Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism contact lenses include a blend of technologies:

  • Proprietary HydraGlyde Moisture Matrix for long-lasting lens surface moisture
  • Unique Precision Balance 8|4 lens design to hold the lens in place with every blink
  • SmartShield Technology that helps guard against irritating deposit build-up

The addition of this lens allows doctors to provide their astigmatic patients comfort from day 1 to day 30. The lens design provides deposit protection and long-lasting lens surface moisture, giving patients stable vision in just 30 seconds of wear and maintain crisp, clear vision with every blink, according to Alcon.


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