Even cosmetic contact lenses must be made according to your prescription. These contact lenses, like any other, must fit your eyes correctly, otherwise they may cause serious injury. With Halloween upon us, please hear our advice: skip the decorative lenses this year, unless they were made by a reputable business using your prescription.
Beware Decorative Contact Lenses!
While cat eyes or red lenses may seem fun and festive, no costume is worth injuring your eyes. Your vision can be damaged by non-prescription contact lenses. A poor fit may lead to:
- Corneal scratches
- Corneal sores
- Pink eye
- Blindness (in extreme cases)
According to the FTC...