Air Optix colors contact lenses are breathable contact lenses that provide outstanding comfort and stunning colour. Each box includes two monthly lenses. Suitable for daily wear, these lenses should be removed prior to sleep, but can be reused for up to 30 days. Air Optix Colours are made using SmartShield® Technology, which creates an ultra-thin protective layer. This helps shield your lenses from unwanted deposits, and provides consistent comfort in every wear. Lenses only available in an 8.6 base curve and 14.2 diameter. Learn more about finding your perfect contact lens.
COLOUR CONTACTS FAQ
Do I need to have a prescription to wear colour contacts?
No you don’t need a prescription wear colour contact lenses. However, if you haven’t worn contact lenses before you should book in a time with your local optometrist to learn how to properly insert, clean and care for them. Incorrectly handling your contact lenses could severely damage your eyes leading to injury or illness.
Will they look real?
Unfortunately, not every colour or brand of coloured contact lenses will be guaranteed to look real or as they do in photos. This is because every persons eyes are different and will react to different, shades, colours, original eye colour and fittings differently.
Can I wear colour contacts and my glasses?
Yes, you can wear your coloured contact lenses even while you’re wearing glasses.
How long can I wear them for?
Coloured contact lenses come in a variety of types which change the length you can wear them for. Some lenses may be disposable daily lenses meaning they are to be worn once than thrown out. There are some products where you reuse the lenses for a certain period of time. However, it is important that they are replaced, cared for and discarded in the correct time frames.
How much do they cost?
Prices of colour contact lenses will differ depending on the product you buy. Here at Adelaide City Optometrist we have 2 types of colour contact lenses available and they cost $28-$49.
Should I have an eye check first?
Definitely! The first step on the journey to coloured contact lenses is an eye test to determine if you need a pair to help you correct your vision. Following this your eyes should be measure to help find a pair that will fit you best and cause the least discomfort. At Adelaide City Optometrist, we offer a specific contact lens consult in which we can help you find the best product for you and help you learn to insert, remove and care for your contact lenses.
What types or colours can I get?
They types and colours for coloured contact lenses are endless. The standard colours they are manufactured in are blue, green, brown and grey. However, they can also be bought in your more exciting colours such as gold/amber, purples and brighter versions of the original colours. There are also costume lenses which span further than your regular everyday wearing lenses. There are lenses made for dress ups (eg. Werewolf eyes, vampire etc) and colours such as pure black and red.
Where can I buy coloured contact lenses?
Coloured contact lenses can be purchased at most optometrists. Here at Adelaide City Optometrist we can order in coloured contact lenses specifically for you. We have 2 types of coloured contact lenses online which are the Freshlook One Day Colours and the Air Optix Colour Lenses. We are also happy to offer free delivery for orders over $100.