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How those Halloween colored contacts could hurt your eyes Contacts that have been reviewed by the FDA, on the other hand, still can cause vision problems if sold without a prescription, meaning that they have not been fitted to the wearer's eyes. They can be too tight or too loose, leading to rubbing [...]
You'll Never Use Halloween Contact Lenses After Reading This Teen's Horrific Story What was supposed to be a fun day with her powder puff team turned horrific for a 17-year-old girl in Michigan, when one of the colored contacts she wore for their zombie dress-up day ripped off a layer of her cornea. Leah Carpenter, a senior at [...]
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Wearing Decorative Contacts For Halloween? Experts Warn You Could Go Blind WASHINGTON (CBS) – When planning this year's Halloween costume, be careful about what you're putting in your eyes. Doctors and the FDA are concerned about the health dangers of decorative contact lenses. They say the lenses can cause a variety of [...]
Pretty Scary: Colored Contact Lenses Can Damage Your Eyes They don't correct your vision, but can change the color of your eye. But experts are warning consumers to be careful this Halloween season and ensure they only purchase contacts from a reputable supplier who requires a prescription. “It doesn't matter [...]
Colored contact lenses are great for subtle #eye tints or perfecting your Halloween costume! What color would you choose?
Pictures of children can be the very worst kind of pictures—second only to vacation snapshots in the canon of ultra-personal photographs that are over shared. It is within this context of kid-photo-overload that I visited "A Person is a Noun," a dual exhibition at the Portrait Society Gallery examining the contemporary portrait through the works of photographers Tom Bamberger and Lois Bielefeld. One photograph especially caught my attention, "Mason & Lulu" by Bielefeld. The large-scale color print features two figures—siblings—who stare unflinchingly into the camera lens, in the way precocious and confident people do. The light is eerie and otherworldly, and in fact Bielefeld mentions, in her notes for the show,...
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Colored contact lenses that can make brown eyes vampire red or feline yellow to perfect a Halloween costume may also make it harder to see during a night out on the town, a Korean study suggests. The smaller the clear optical zone got on the colored lenses, the harder it was for people to see well, the study found. "For the most part, if you are going to wear colored contacts for a few hours on Halloween, the likelihood of a problem is very small," said Dr. Oliver Schein, an ophthalmology researcher at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute in Baltimore who...
Red-Tinted Contact Lenses Improve Sight, For Some For most people, the benefits of red-tinted contact lenses begin and end with Halloween. But as it turns out ... Scientists have researched the influence of color on health since the late 1800s, and patients with a variety of conditions have seen benefits ... [...]
A Teen Girl’s Halloween Costume May Have Caused Her To Go Partially Blind Aside from the candy, Halloween is all about the costume and ... this became an unfortunate reality when she purchased colored contact lenses to go as a zombie. WXYZ, Detroit’s local ABC News station, originally reported that the day after wearing ... [...]
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Decorative contact lenses can cause major issues, including blindness LANSING MI (WLNS) – They look cool, can change the color of your eyes, or enhance any Halloween costume. We’re talking about decorative contact lenses and what you should know before buying them. With Halloween just days away, buying a pair could serve ... [...]
Buyer beware: Decorative or colored contact lenses could cause blindness can change the color of your eyes, or enhance any Halloween costume. With Halloween just days away, buying a pair of decorative contact lenses could serve as the ultimate accessory for a costume, but it’s all about where you get them. It’s a decision ... [...]
Decorative or colored contact lenses: What you should know before buying them can change the color of your eyes, or enhance any Halloween costume. We’re talking about decorative contact lenses and what you should know before buying them. With Halloween just days away, buying a pair could serve as the ultimate accessory for a ... [...]
In order to put the finishing touches on our Halloween costumes, some of us might consider popping in some head-turning freaky colored contacts. It turns out you may want to revisit the drawing board, though, because health experts are warning people about the damage that these costume contacts can cause. In 2005, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration made non-prescription contact lenses illegal, yet it's easy for people to get their hands on them online or in specialty retailers, and...
Want the piercing blue eyes of a Game of Thrones “White Walker” on Halloween, or perhaps the milky “blind” eyes of Arya Stark? Beware of colored contact lenses that are sold without a prescription because they can cause serious — even permanent — damage to the eyes.Health officials and physicians say the lenses can lead to a host of ills: infections, abrasions, and ulcers. Some varieties can even lead to corneal hypoxia — when the cornea is starved of oxygen, said Anna P. Murchison,...
Want the piercing blue eyes of a “Game of Thrones” White Walker on Halloween, or perhaps the milky “blind” eyes of Arya Stark? Beware of colored contact lenses that are sold without a prescription because they can cause serious — even permanent — damage to the eyes.Health officials and physicians say the lenses can lead to a host of ills: infections, abrasions and ulcers. Some varieties can even lead to corneal hypoxia — when the cornea is starved of oxygen, said Anna P. Murchison, director...