Everything You Need To Know About Colored Contacts

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Are Colored Contacts Bad For Your Eyes?

While I was listening to Spotify this morning, I heard a commercial about colored contact lenses. So are colored contacts bad for your eyes? Learn more.

What Are Colored Contacts?

Colored contacts are contacts that turns your eyes into different colors. I am not sure why anyone would want them, but more on that later.

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colored contacts risks

What Are The Colored Contacts Risks?

According to the FDA the risks can include:

scratches on the cornea (the clear dome of tissue over the iris—the part of the eye that gives you your eye color)

  • corneal infection (an ulcer or sore on the cornea)

  • conjunctivitis (pink eye)

  • decreased vision

  • blindness

The most Recent FDA update on colored contacts risks you can read here.

Can Colored Contacts Be Safe?

According to All About Vision these colored contacts can be safe as long as you buy a reputable brand with a prescription. They also said you should stay away from those brands who don’t have prescription ones.

What Are The Point Of Theses Anyway?

I don’t know if I call myself old fashion because I am not old, but what are the point of these colored contacts anyway? Like who really wants red eyes? Are we going for the devil look now?

Just Maybe There Is One Use For Them

Perhaps I could see one good use for them and that would showing people what mood you are in. Here is my train of thought at the moment:

  • Red = mad, frustrated, annoyed

  • Green = lucky

  • Yellow = happy, excited, content, upbeat

  • Blue = sad, depressed, lonely

  • Brown = down in the dumps, feels like garbage, feeling sick,

What Are Your Thoughts About These Colored Contacts?

I want to know what your thoughts and feelings about these colored contact lenses. Perhaps you could tell me what the point of these are? Let me know in the comments below.

So Are Colored Contacts Bad For Your Eyes?

Are colored contacts bad for your eyes? It all depends on if they are prescription, if you buy them from a reputable store and what type of brand you buy.

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