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Where Can YOU Buy or Get CRAZY Contact Lenses?

Buying Crazy Contact Lenses

Before you buy any crazy conatct lenses or wild conatct lenses, also called costume conact lenses and decorative contact lenses, we want to make sure you know about  this press release released buy the FDA (the US Food and Drug Administration).

Crazy contact lenses can be fun but may come with some serious consequences.  Think it through carefully before you decide ot buy crazy contact lenses because you only have two eyes and you want to keep them forever.  Vision can easily be damaged by using conatct leneses incorrectly. I know you want to know where you can  get crazy contact lenses but - first

Crazy Contact Lenses - Risks and Warnings

If you don't normally wear contact lenses, you may not be familiar with putting the contact lens in properly and other important information about contact lenses you should know to protect your eyes.  So read this and think it over before you buy crazy contact lenses, wild contact lenses or costume contact lenses.  They can be funny, fun and wild. They can come in many colors and styles. But they should all have the same warnings and risks. Know what complications can occur such as eye infections, corneal ulcers, allergic reactions and even blindness. 

FDA Reminds Consumers of Serious Risks of Using Decorative Contact Lenses without Consulting Eye Care Professional
Risk of Permanent Eye Injury that May Lead to Blindness

This Halloween season, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is again warning consumers about the serious risks of using decorative contact lenses without the appropriate involvement of an eye care professional. These contact lenses, sometimes called Plano or non-corrective lenses, do not correct vision and are intended solely to change the appearance of the eye, but carry serious risks, including permanent eye injury that may lead to blindness.

Consumers should only use decorative contact lenses if they have seen an eye care professional and have obtained proper lens fitting and instructions for use.

Decorative contact lenses also carry the same risks as corrective contact lenses, including conjunctivitis (pink eye); corneal (the eye's outermost layer) ulcers; corneal abrasion; and vision impairment or blindness. Further, sharing of contact lenses prescribed for one person can also lead to infections, abrasions, allergic reaction or blindness.

FDA has received reports of corneal ulcers associated with the wearing of decorative contact lenses, especially when worn overnight. Corneal ulcers, an infection of the eye, can progress rapidly if left untreated. Uncontrolled infection can lead to corneal scarring and vision impairment. In the most severe cases, this condition can result in blindness and eye loss.

FDA has received reports of decorative contact lenses being marketed and distributed without a prescription directly to consumers through sources such as beauty salons, flea markets, convenience stores, beach shops and the Internet. Marketing of decorative lenses may increase during the Halloween season.

On Nov. 9, 2005, the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act was amended to classify all contact lenses—including decorative ones—as medical devices under FDA's regulatory authority. Contact lenses distributed without appropriate involvement by eye care professionals are now considered misbranded devices under the law. FDA will aggressively use the full range of its statutory authorities to prevent the improper distribution of these potentially dangerous products.

Consumers should report any problems with decorative contact lenses to their local FDA office.

So I hope you read all of it and think about it carefully before you buy any crazy contact lenses.  There are many places where you can get crazy contact lenses, online of course but also in beauty shops and flea markets but I would be so careful buying any contacts there.