Are Halloween-themed contact lenses safe?

By Rachel Lawler 20-Oct-2016

Eye care experts weigh in on trend for cosmetic contact lenses at Halloween

They might put the finishing touch to a Halloween outfit, but do they come with potential health risks?

From cats to vampires, many Halloween and fancy dress costumes can be finished off with a pair of complementary coloured contact lenses.

A quick online search offers up a huge variety of lens colours and styles from ‘cat eye’ to patterned and single tone. Fancy dress shops, beauty stores and other high street retailers are also frequent stockists.

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