What are decorative contact lenses?
Decorative contact lense are lenses that change the look of your eyes. They are not typically used to correct your vision only to temporality change the color of your eye or make them look like cat or vampire eyes.
Although decorative lenses are used for fun, they are still a medical device. They are overseen by the FDA for safety and effectiveness.
You should never buy lenses from a street vendor or beauty supply shop. You should always have a prescription.
Buying lenses from a unregulated source or without a prescription could results in:
- Corneal Abrasion or cut on your eyeball
- Allergic reactions
- Decreased Vision
6 Things About Getting Decorative Contact Lenses this Halloween:
- Get an eye exam.
- Get a prescription.
- Follow the contact lenses care instructions.
- Seek medical attention for pain or discharge.
- Don’t share lenses.
- Don’t buy lenses without a prescription.
Buying Lenses without a prescription is dangerous!
For More information visit the FDA website here.