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Can I Wear Colored Contacts at Airports?


Wearing colored contact lenses while travelling through an airport is an issue of growing concern for travelers, with regard to how they will be received by the security checkpoints. It’s an important issue because as the popularity of colored lenses continues to rise, airport security measures also increase. So when, ...

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Health Risks of Cosplay Contacts

Health Risks of Cosplay Contacts

Let’s look at some of the health risks associated with using unregulated contacts. Ill-fitting contacts can cut or scratch your eyes. This allows bacteria to get inside your eyes and has a high potential for infection. It can result in corneal abrasions and can even lead to ulcers. Eye infections can be ...

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Are Cosplay Colored contacts safe?


Your costume is perfect and you’re so excited. In fact, you’re certain to be in the running for the best costume at the event you’re going to. All that you need is a pair of the perfect cosplay contacts to add the finishing touch to your outfit. You’ve already spent ...

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Do you put Coloured contacts in before or after makeup?

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ost newbie contact lenses wearers are often confused on should they wear their contacts before or after applying makeup. So, what really comes first, the contact former or latter? YOU SHOULD ALWAYS PUT YOUR CONTACTS FIRST. Why? First, you don’t want to smear your makeup. So, wear your lenses first ...

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Proper Care of Contact Lenses


Written by: Kierstan Boyd Reviewed by: Brenda Pagan-Duran MD Mar. 01, 2016 While contact lenses are safely used by millions of people every day, they do carry a risk of eye infection. Factors contributing to infection can include: Use of extended-wear lenses; Reduced tear exchange under the lens; Environmental factors; ...

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6 Tips for Eye Health and Maintaining Good Eyesight


Don’t take your eyes for granted. Protect your sight with these six tips: 1. Eat for Good Vision Protecting your eyes starts with the food on your plate. Nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E might help ward off age-related vision problems such as ...

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How to Care for Halloween SFX Lenses


Proper care of Halloween SFX lenses is essential. When lenses are cleaned and stored correctly, they last longer and are healthier for your eyes: DO NOT store lenses in the vial after opening. Use a lens case filled with multi-purpose contact lens solution.  Coastal Contacts ships a free lens case ...

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