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cosmetic contact lenses

OTTAWA (October 18, 2016) - Canada’s vision health professionals, which include optometrists, ophthalmologists, and opticians, remind Canadians to be mindful of potential risks to their eyes at this time of year when wearing cosmetic contact lense
Beware this Halloween! Canada’s vision health professionals warn that cosmetic contact lenses can lead to irreversible vision loss
Position Statement on Non-Corrective Cosmetic Contact Lenses Updated August 2017
Notice: Decorative Contact Lenses
On July 16, 2016, Health Canada announced that decorative contact lenses (also known as cosmetic, coloured or fashion contact lenses) will be regulated as Class II medical devices in Canada.  This means that all manufacturers of decorative contact
On July 29, 2015, Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose, announced that Health Canada is proceeding with regulations that will require identical safety standards for non-corrective (cosmetic) contact lenses as prescription/corrective contact lenses.
On May 28, 2015, Canada's 3 vision health professionals penned a letter to the Minister of Health, asking her to finalize
3 Os letter to the federal Minister of Health, urging the government to push forward Bill C-313, An Act to Amend the Food and Drugs Act (non-corrective contact lenses) by proclaiming the coming into force provision immediately.