Halloween safety

Unregulated cosmetic lenses pose a real danger to people who use them even for just one night, warns the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO), and Canadians should be aware of the serious eye damage wearing unregulated cosmetic lenses can pose.
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
Non-corrective cosmetic contact lenses are used to change the colour or appearance of the eyes. Like contact lenses used for visual correction, cosmetic contact lenses can pose a risk of harm due to improper fit, use, or care.
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