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How those Halloween colored contacts could hurt your eyes

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,...

Netflix is running a Snapchat lens that serves as a portal into the 'Stranger Things' living room to promote the show's second season

NetflixNetflix is running a first-of-its-kind 3D World Lens on Snapchat that serves as a portal into its show "Stranger Things."The augmented reality experience is timed with the release of the show's second season, releasing today. The Snapchat lens lets users interact with various easter eggs, which are brought to life using augmented reality. The series' theme song plays in the background. You don't...

Contact Lenses Market To Cross 1 Billion Units By 2024

OCEAN VIEW, Del., Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Contact Lenses Market from polymer material segment will observe gains at 2.9% up to 2024. Low material & fabrication cost and high impact resistance are key factors supporting the contact lenses market growth. High optical quality, light weight and less resistant to shattering will provide the positive outlook to this segment's demand.Increasing popularity of contact lenses as a fashion accessory to provide aesthetic appearance,...