Some Freshlook Products Discontinued

Recently, the contact lens manufacturer Alcon announced that they are discontinuing some of their popular Freshlook products on October 1st, 2022. We've got the full scoop for you below, including which colors are being discontinued and which brands you can switch to.

Which Freshlook Products are being discontinued?

There are three Freshlooks products being discontinued: Colors, Dimensions, and Handling Tint. Freshlook Colorblends is not being discontinued.

What is the difference between Freshlook Colorblends, Colors, Dimensions, and Handling Tint?

Freshlook Colorblends, Colors, and Dimensions are all color contact lenses that are made out of the same material. The only difference is the color options on each process. The Handling Tint lenses are made from the same material as other Freshlook lenses. They just aren't made with any color other than a slightl handling tint.

Why are Freshlook Colors being Discontinued?

Contact lenses have changed a lot since Freshlook was first introduced. There are newer contact lenses that let a lot more oxygen to your eye and are much more comfortable. Many customers have switched from the older Freshlook products to newer products. Since they are an older technology that not a lot of people are wearing, Alcon is discontinuing the less popular Freshlook products.

When are Freshlook Colors being Discontinued?

Freshlook Colors, Dimensions, and Handling Tint will be discontinued on October 1st, 2022. You can order as many boxes of these products as you want until that date. Starting October 1st, you will no longer be able to purchase Freshlook Colors, Dimensions, or Handling Tint

 

Switching to Freshlook Colorblends

Freshlook Colorblends Options

If you like the Freshlook material, you can switch to the Freshlook Colorblends product without getting a new prescription. Freshlook Colorblends comes in 12 different colors, so it has something for everyone. Alcon has said they won't be discontinuing Freshlook Colorblends for a while, so you should be safe making the switch to this product.

Switching to Air Optix Colors

Air Optix Colors options

If you want to try the newest color contacts technology, check out Air Optix Colors. These are monthly contact lenses that get much more oxygen to your eyes than Freshlook. In fact, these are the top selling color contact lens in the US.

Air Optix Colors has 12 great options to choose from. If you are curious what you would look like in any of the colors, check out Alcon's Color Studio. It allows you to see yourself with different color contacts to help pick the best option.

These are a different material than Freshlook, so you will need to get an updated prescription from your doctor to switch to this product.

Switching to Dailies Colors

Dailies Colors options

Dailies Colors are a brand new daily disposable color contact lens. Doctors prefer prescribing daily lenses because they are the healthiest option for most people. Since you wear them one day and then throw them out, there is a much lower chance of getting an eye infection. Another benefit of dailies is you don't need to worry about solution and contact lens cases. 

Dailies Colors has 4 great options to choose from. If you are curious what you would look like in any of the colors, check out Alcon's Color Studio. It allows you to see yourself with different color contacts to help find the best color for you.

These are a different material than Freshlook, so you will need to get an updated prescription from your doctor to switch to this product.

Other Options

If you don't want to switch to any of the above products, you can also look at other products like Impressions Colors or Acuvue Define. Contact lenses are a medical device, so make sure to involve your doctor in the discussions so you can find the best option for you.

And in the meantime, feel free to stock up on Freshlook Colors, Freshlook Dimensions, or Freshlook Handling Tint before they are gone forever on October 1st!

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