Where can I get Halloween contacts?
You can safely buy Halloween contact lenses from eye doctors’ offices, online, or by mail order if you have a valid prescription. It is not advisable to buy contact lenses from online stores, costume shops, drug stores, beauty salons, or anywhere that does not require a prescription.
Can you reuse Halloween contacts?
Unless stated otherwise, most Halloween contacts have expiration dates and if taken care of correctly, can be worn multiple times before throwing them away. You should avoid wearing Halloween contacts for too long, similar to regular contacts. Ideally, you should not have them for more than 8 hours a day.
How much are Halloween contacts?
Halloween contacts and gothic contact lenses are popular for Halloween and costume parties. These contacts should be bought with a valid prescription to find the right fit for your eye. These lenses are usually sold separately in individual glass vials and the prices can range from $50 to more than $200 per lens.
How much are colored contacts for Halloween?
When buying Halloween contacts, it is best to go for ones that are approved by the FDA and are safe. You should also have a prescription for you to get the right-sized Halloween contact to avoid injuring your eye. FDA approved novelty lenses usually go for prices ranging between $50 to more than $200 per lens.
How long do Halloween contacts last?
Halloween contacts have an expiration date. When contact lenses expire, it means that the lens and solution are no longer sterile. Your Halloween contact lenses can last anywhere from one day to one year after the seal is broken. The expiration date is indicated on the packaging of your contact lenses.
How to get prescription Halloween contacts?
You should avoid places that sell decorative places without a prescription. Instead, you should go to a licensed eye doctor for an exam, get a valid prescription, buy the lenses from a seller that requires you to provide your prescription, and follow all directions for wearing the lenses, cleaning, and disinfecting them. That’s when Halloween contacts are safe.
Can Halloween contacts damage your eyes?
Contact lenses of any kind, including Halloween contacts, can cause serious damage to your eyes. The risks are higher especially if the lenses are obtained without a prescription or are not used correctly. The risks involved include allergic reactions, corneal abrasion, infection, decreased vision, among others.
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Ensure you practice safety this Halloween by getting prescribed Halloween contacts. There’s more to Halloween than just costumes, candy, and Halloween songs for kids.