Beware! Halloween Contact lenses are Dangerous!


Beware! Halloween is this Friday and as many parents and kids prepare their costumes for Trick or Treat, it is important to point out the dangers posed by some costume accessories. Many people purchase decorative contact lenses to complete their scary costumes. These contact lenses are often times available at Halloween stores and online. They are not regulated by the FDA or an eye doctor. Many of the decorative contact lenses are made in China and are not safe to wear! These contact lenses may not fit properly and can cause scratches on the wearer’s eye which may lead to an infection or even vision loss!

It’s important to consult your eye doctor before wearing any contact lenses. Your eye doctor will be able to determine if your eyes are a good fit for contact lenses. The Doctors of Eyewear Gallery in Memphis, Tennessee custom fit contact lenses by using several methods including measuring the front curvature of a patient’s eyes, measuring the quality of their tears and using a computerized baseline for their prescription.

Don’t be tricked this Halloween into those dangerous decorative contact lenses! You must have an eye exam and a contact lens evaluation before you wear contact lenses.

To learn more about contacts, please call 901-763-2020

Dr. Warren Johnson | Dr. Do Nguyen | Dr. Burt Bodan


About EyewearGallery

Eyewear Gallery was established 30 years ago and our office likes to write about many topics that are related to eyecare, glasses and alot of different stories that we hope you enjoy. We want our followers to wonder what will we write about next. All of our stories are different. We cover many current events and fun information including learning problems, ADHD, sunscreen, movies, pets, sports and just good old thought provoking facts of life! We pride ourselves in medical eyecare and designer eyewear. We carry many designer lines like Tiffany, Oliver Peoples, Tom Ford, and sunglasses like Oakley, Wiley X, Costa del Mar, Ray Ban and Maui Jim for sports or outdoor fun. Eyewear Gallery is also known as one of the few Custom Sports Sunglass providers in the USA in both prescription and non prescription. Please visit our website or our Youtube channel at for up to date information! Thanks for visiting and following our blogs.
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