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Government advances measures to make cosmetic contact lenses safer

Vision Health Professionals Welcome Proposed New Regulations OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, in a move widely supported by optometrists, ophthalmologists and opticians, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced that Health Canada will be consulting on new guidance for industry that will lead to non-corrective or 'cosmetic' contact lenses being regulated as medical devices ... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:40:00 -0700

Attorney General Mike Dewine cracking down

A 5 On Your Side investigation is uncovering serious dangers about a popular Halloween accessory. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:49:58 -0700

Cosmetic contact lenses frightening if not from a pro

A brightly colored or funkily patterned pair of contact lenses may be the final touch to complete a Halloween costume. But local ophthalmologists urge people to see an eye care professional, rather than Dr. Google, to find the perfect pair of cosmetic lenses. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:09:16 -0700

The Spooky Truth: What You Need To Know About Contact Lens Hygiene

Halloween, however, isn't the only time of year that people purchase and wear contact lenses without a prescription. According to the American Optometric Association's 2013 American Eye-Q® consumer survey, 17 percent of Americans have worn decorative contact lenses that don't provide vision correction as part of a costume or for other cosmetic purposes. "A contact lens is a medical device and in ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:17:00 -0700

Four Frightening Ways Non-Prescription Costume Contact Lenses Can Ruin Your Vision

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To avoid a real-life Halloween horror story – going blind because of a costume accessory – the American Academy of Ophthalmology is warning the public against wearing costume contact lenses purchased without a prescription.... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:14:52 -0700

Cosmetic contacts dangerous addition to Halloween costume

One costume accessory could cause a Halloween horror story if you throw caution to the wind. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:42:09 -0700

Eyewear Market - A Brief Market Research Overlook by Transparency Market Research

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Eyewear Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" to its report store. (PRWeb September 23, 2014) Read the full story at Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:15:03 -0700

Halloween contact lenses can be a spell for your eyes

HOUSTON, Tx. — It’s as scary as it looks! Party monsters, this Halloween beware of spooky contacts: doctors say they’ll make you cry. Starting at $10, contact lenses might help you transform into a zombie or a sexy vampire. But the FDA warns that they can also result in infection, ulceration, long lasting vision loss […] Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:15:17 -0700

Evil Eyes: Halloween Contact Lenses Can be a Spell for Your Eyes

“A lot of times these contacts that are used for cosmetic purposes are not the highest quality,” says Gene Kim, M.D., at UTHealth / Memorial. “They can suffocate the eye, cause infections and a lot of other issues as well.” Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:59:23 -0700

In Brazil, Nips And Tucks Don't Raise An Eyebrow

Brazil has surpassed the U.S. as the world capital of plastic surgery. All this cosmetic enhancement is widely embraced in a country where women flaunt, rather than hide, having work done. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:23:17 -0700 cosmetic+contact+lenses