Tag Archives | kids & contacts

Halloween Hazards: Think Twice Before Transforming Your Eyes

Halloween is a fun holiday, but playing dress up can be serious business.  Consumers spend hours making sure costumes are accessorized just right; however, transforming your eyes by changing their color or appearance with non-corrective, decorative contact lenses to look like a cat, werewolf or vampire can be a dangerous choice.  The American Optometric Association […]

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Decorative Contact Lenses

Decorative (also known as cosmetic or novelty) cosmetic lenses are often sold illegally via the internet and on the boardwalk. Despite the Federal law in place to regulate this practice and the New Jersey Contact Lens Dispenser Act, the illegal sale of contact lenses has continued with impunity and has resulted in numerous documented cases […]

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Can Kids Wear Contacts?

By Katie Van Hise    The most frequently watched video on the NJSOP YouTube page http://www.youtube.com/user/NJSOP is an interview that Dr. Kimberly Friedman did on Fox 29 a few years back about kids and contact lenses. The video, titled Kids & Contacts: How Young is Too Young?, has yielded over 66,000 views and almost 200 viewer […]

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