Circle Contact Lenses Before and After:Lady Gaga Contact Lenses Unsafe?
Circle Contact Lenses Before and After:Lady Gaga Contact Lenses Unsafe? – Lady Gaga is known for wearing circle contact lenses. Celebrities have always been able to start fashion trends, but Lady Gaga accidentally started one that can be detrimental to one’s health. In one recent music video, she appears to have “wider than normal” eyes. Since that video debuted, teens around the country have been copying her and wearing a similar type of contact lens that has been dubbed a “circle lens.” They are imported from Asia, and can come in a variety of designs and strange colors.
They are used to make the eyes appear huge, and “doll like.” The lens does not cover the eye like a normal contact lens does.
“In the past year, there’s been a sharp increase in interest here in the U.S.,” said Joyce Kim founder of Soompi.com. She went on to say that early adopters of the trend helped it immensely to spread to others.
Contact lenses are illegal to be sold in the US without a prescription. The new circle lenses are available online for as little as $20 to $30 per pair. Some teens can own a few dozen different pairs of the contact lenses that they switch in and out each day. The trend is one that poses a significant risk to eyes, and can even cause blindness. Contact lens’ are something that should be prescribed to users by an eye professional, as they require a special fitting to ensure that you do not do damage to your eye by wearing them.
Wearing these decorative contact lenses can lead to scratched corneas that deprive the eye of oxygen and cause serious problems to the eye.
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