Special Effects Cosmetic Colored Contact Lenses
What is a contact lens? It is a small plastic or glass lens placed on the cornea of the eye. Contact lens was
created for the main purpose of correcting one's vision. It can also be called a "cosmetic" or "therapeutic"
lens. Over the years, more and more people started switching from wearing eyeglasses to contact lenses. Even
those without eye conditions and sight deficiency started wearing colored contact lenses to enhance their
What are special-effects cosmetic colored contact lens?
Special-effects cosmetic colored contact lenses are contact lenses which have different designs and styles
which also comes in different colors. One can even personalize them to suit their interests. Special-effect
contact lenses can be worn by everyone since this does not require any prescription from ophthalmologists.
There are two major types of special-effects cosmetic colored contact lens:
- Prescription fun contact lens - for individuals already wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses, these
type of special-effects cosmetic colored contact lenses can also be worn, as long as these cosmetic colored
contact lenses has prescription by your eye doctor.
- Plano colored contact lens - or more known as "fashion cosmetic colored contact lens", these are plain
glass or non-prescription lenses. This type is ideal for anyone who wants to change their eye color or for
anyone who wants to sport Halloween contact lenses. The lens covers the iris of the eyes which only changes
the appearance of that section. Plano colored contact lenses are safe to use and doesn't do damage to our
eyes. These type of cosmetic colored contact lenses are common and is readily available.
When is the best time to use special-effects cosmetic colored contact lenses?
Halloween, is considered to be the best time to wear this type of cosmetic colored contact lenses. It can change
your look in an instant and enhance your costume of choice. Also, it's widely used for theatrical and novelty
purposes. Special-effects cosmetic colored contact lenses are popularly used by the motion picture and
television industries. Remember Victoria and The Cullen family of the movie Twilight? Or perhaps, Storm in the
X-men movies? There eyes had these different special effects: goth, animalistic, fluorescent, mirrored, bloody
and horrific to name a few. While the best-selling crowd favorite special-effects cosmetic colored contact
lenses are: red contacts, white contacts, black contacts, cat-eye contacts, hypnotica contacts and knockout
Along with these new type of cosmetic colored contact lenses comes some pre-cautionary measures to avoid damage
from too much usage:
- FDA approved (Food and Drug Administration) - before using special effects cosmetic colored contact
lenses, make sure that the lenses are safe to use.
- Always take care of your eyes and hygiene - ask your ophthalmologist to explain the proper care for
your special-effects cosmetic colored contact lens, doing this reduces the possible risk and infection and
wear them for daily use only, never use it overnight.
- NEVER share lenses with anyone else.
- Make sure that these cosmetic colored contact lenses fits your eyes properly - poor-fitting contact
lenses may cause serious vision problems, infections and abrasions.
Where to purchase special-effects cosmetic colored contact lenses?
There are many major manufacturers of these type of cosmetic colored contact lenses offering a
variety of designs and colors perfect for that theatrical feel. These major companies are:
- Cooper Vision - this company is responsible for making the line of colored contact lens called "Crazy
Lenses". These are high-quality or special-effects cosmetic colored contact lenses which costs $39.95/lens
. With 10 designs to choose from, their most popular cosmetic colored contact lenses are cat eyes, red fire
and red spiral.
- Ciba Vision - producer of Wild Eyes colored contact lenses. They manufacture prescription and
non-prescription high-quality Wild Eyes colored contact lenses. Some of their most popular cosmetic colored
contact lenses are: Red Hot, Wildfire, Icefire, Black-out, White-out, Jaguar and Zebra which costs
$69.99/lens. Offering a wide selection, Ciba Vision makes them the excellent choice for Halloween
special-effects cosmetic colored contact lenses.
- Evil Eyes, Eyecolor.com, Fun Lenses and Lens Quest - these are specialty online retail stores that sell
and create customized one-of-a-kind special-effects cosmetic colored contact lenses.