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October - Halloween Eye Safety Month

October is Halloween Eye Safety Month!

With Halloween soon upon us, it is not only important to remember safety while trick-or-treating, but also while planning the perfect costume! Decorative lenses are often times especially appealing during Halloween because they can change the appearance of the eyes. Although decorative lenses may seem “cool,” they are not fashion accessories or makeup, and are still considered medical devices that are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). [1][5] In observation of Halloween Eye Safety this October, remember to talk to your ophthalmologist if you plan on using and obtaining contact lenses as part of your costume! [Read more…]