Halloween Contact Lenses Tips and Trends

Halloween Contact Lenses Tips and Trends - Happy Halloween!!!!! Oh wait, too soon wasn't it..? O.k then, I guess that’s still fine because now you have a chance to become creative with your costume ideas. Here, I’ve written about some that you could use in your brainstorm and tips on how to use them safely. One word for you, Decorative contact lenses. O.k, maybe that’s 3 words... Anyways, decorative contact lenses, otherwise known as Halloween contact lenses or Special effects contact lenses are mainly used in films, television programs, theaters and rock concerts.  Nowadays, they are also available to people of all walks of life at very affordable prices.  The contact lenses are available in almost all kinds of colors, shapes and forms, to name a few are red eyed alien, green eyed reptile, zebra stripes, flowers, stars etc. 

Latest trends and styles
Some of the latest trends and styles include: hypnotic spirals, wolf eyes, eagle eyes, flames, all black, bloodshot eyes, all white etc.  The decorative contact lenses could provide the perfect finishing touch in bringing out the character of the costume into life.

Decorative contact lenses can completely transform the appearance of the person by either covering the entire sclera or covering just the pupil of the eye.  The decorative lenses covering the entire sclera (the entire white part of the eyes) create a fully transformed effect.  The styles and designs are timeless and timely.

The end of this month brings us Halloween but we have to note that this is also Eye Health Awareness month so we need to be aware of our own Health as well as spread awareness to others too. It is crucial to note that Decorative lenses can turn out to be very harmful to the eyes, even leading to permanent eye damage or blindness when they are made out of improper materials or used improperly.  In the light of this, Decorative lenses should be purchased after consultation with the doctor to avoid any injuries to the eye.  It is advised by the FDA to get such decorative contact lenses from a licensed eye care professional.

Taking care of your lenses
Although decorative contact lenses are very similar to that of the ordinary contact lenses, they are used to match the costume for fun and used only for short durations. Care has to be taken while handling such medical devices as it is worn by the precious part of the body – the eyes.

All that is required to take care of the decorative lenses are a pair of plastic tweezers, a case to hold the contact lenses, no rub multipurpose cleaning solution etc.  It's always good and necessary to wash the hands with mild soap before handling the decorative contact lenses as the hands might be carrying some bacteria or fungus which could cause an eye infection.  Tweezers can be used to pick the lenses so that they do not tear.  It can be rinsed well with a no rub multipurpose lens solution and then inserted in the eye.  After use too the contact lenses should be rinsed with the solution and placed in the case with a fresh lens solution to avoid contamination.

If you follow these steps correctly, Decorative contact lenses are a great addition to your Halloween costume for that final scary touch...

I'd like to wish you a premature happy Halloween, enjoy it!