The problem with contacts that you can pick up in a beauty shop, Halloween store, etc (anywhere that’s not an eyeglasses/contact shop), is that they aren’t regulated. In fact, it’s actually illegal to sell contacts in the US without a prescription.
That’s because it’s so important that contact lens are fitted for your individual eye. Otherwise, you’re putting your eye—and health, at some serious risk. Issues that can arise from improperly fitted or cared for contact lens include the following:
- Scratches on the eyeball
- Impaired vision, including blindness
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