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Alcon offers the widest spectrum of products in eye care. Our Vision Care portfolio offers award winning daily disposable, monthly replacement and colour-enhancing contact lenses, as well as contact lens care products for comfortable and convenient vision correction options.



As the first and only spherical water gradient contact lens, the award winning DAILIES TOTAL1 is an ideal choice for patients seeking the combination of exceptional comfort and superior breathability.1-3*

Who should wear DAILIES TOTAL1?  

Ideal for contact lens wearers who :

  • Want to wear contact lenses from the moment they wake up until when they go to bed
  • Are health conscious
  • Have a busy life, work hard and play hard

Also recommended for any patient who:

  • Wants to occasionally wear contact lenses for outdoors activities, playing sports and holidays 
Features Benefits
Daily disposable lens with unique water gradient material 16 hours of exceptional comfort1,2

SmarTearsTM Technology

Tear film stabilisation for reduced dryness and better contrast sensitivity4-7

The highest breathability of any branded daily disposable lens*

White, healthy-looking eyes3

High water content at the lens surface8

Minimises friction with the delicate tissues of the eye, for a contact lens that feels like nothing9,10

LightStream® Lens Technology

Quality and consistency for excellent comfort with every lens

Handling tint

Simplified handling

The first and only spherical water gradient contact lens that feels like nothing10

SmarTears: a smart addition to natural tears 

SmarTears technology features an ingredient that is designed to actively stabilise the tear film4, For reduced dryness from morning until night1,9.

  • Releases phosphatidylcholine (PC), an ingredient found in natural tears4
  • Stabilises the tear film to provide continuous moisture throughout the day5
  • Helps relieve contact lens dryness by restoring the lipid layer when needed4 and improves visual performance7


Product information


delefilcon A
The first water gradient contact lens

Water content (%) Core Water Content (%) 33%; Surface Water Content (%) > 80%
Dk/t 156 @ -3.00D
Tc (mm) 0.09
TD (mm) 14.1
BOZR (mm) 8.5
Power range (steps)

+0.50 to +6.00 (0.25D); -0.50 to -6.00 (0.25D); -6.50 to -12.00 (0.50D)

Handling tint Yes
Lenses per box 30 and 90
Replacement frequency 1/7

* Dk/t = 156 @ -3.00D. Compared with TruEye, Clariti 1 day and MyDay.

†In vitro measurement of unworn lenses.

1. Maissa C, et al. Evaluation of the Lubricity of DAILIES TOTAL1 contact lenses after wear. Opt Vis Sci Annual meeting 2014.

2. Kern J, Rappon J, Bauman E, Vaughn B. Assessment of the relationship between contact lens coefficient of friction and subject lens comfort. ARVO 2013 Annual Meeting Abstract.

3. Based on the ratio of lens oxygen transmissibilities, among daily disposable lenses; Alcon data on file 2010.”

4. Pitt, et al. Loading and Release of a Phospholipid From Contact Lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 88(4).2011.

5. Perry SS, Huo S, Rudy A, Angelini TE, Sawyer WG. Tribology Laboratory. Hydrogel modulus measurements; Alcon data on file, 2013.

6. Ham BM, Cole RB, Jacob JT. Identification and comparison of the polar phospholipids in normal and dry eye rabbit tears by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. Invest Ophthalmol Vis

Sci. 2006;47(8):3330-3338.

7. Belda-Salmerón L, Ferrer-Blasco T, Albarrán-Diego C, Madrid-Costa D, Montés-Micó R. Diurnal variations in visual performance for disposable contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 2013;90(7):682-690.

8. Thekveli S, Qui Y, Kapoor Y, et al. Structure-property relationship of delefilcon A lenses. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2012;35(Supp1):e14.

9. Angelini T, Nixon R, Dunn A, et al. Viscoelasticity and mesh-size at the surface of hydrogels characterized with microrheology. ARVO 2013. E-abstract 114872.

10. Pérez-Gómez I, Giles T. European survey of contact lens wearers and eye care professionals on

satisfaction with a new water gradient daily disposable contact lens. ClinicalOptometry. 2014;6:17-23.