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What are Specialty Contact Lenses?

Specialty contact lenses are a kind of contact lenses restricted for cosmetic and theatrical use.  Specialty contact lenses are designed to change the eye color of the wearer or provide some desired special, otherworldly effect on the user’s eyes.  Often, specialty contact lenses are reserved for the use of actors performing in a fantasy, horror, or science fiction television program or movie to add to their superhuman (or inhuman) personae.

However, there are a good number of people who are using specialty contact lenses for cosmetic reasons.  One of the main events to use specialty contact lenses for is Halloween, mainly to impress your friends and colleagues that you took the extra mile to improve your costume.  There are also a growing number of pranksters who use specialty contact lenses to get a rise out of unsuspecting friends and acquaintances.

Over the years, there are more and more manufacturers getting in on the specialty contact lenses business, such as Ciba Vision and Cooper Vision.  It will be wise to buy your specialty contact lenses from them, as they have proven the excellent quality and performance of their products with their prescription contact lens items.  Their specialty contact lenses also use the same high quality products, which make it safe for you to use whenever and wherever you want.  Ciba Vision and Cooper Vision specialty contact lenses are also approved for human use by the US FDA.

Specialty contact lenses might cost a bit more compared to prescription contact lenses, especially if they are difficult to manufacture and find.  Always remember to buy from reputable brands and stores, and secure the opinion of your eye doctor when using specialty contact lenses.

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