‘Colored’ and Decorative Contact Lenses: A Prescription Is A Must

Decorative contact lenses, also called ‘colored’ or ‘costume’ contact lenses, are not cosmetics or over-the-counter merchandise. They are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and you need a prescription to avoid eye injury. Before buying these lenses, here’s what you should know.

Read more at: http://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/colored-and-decorative-contact-lenses-prescription-must