Costume contacts are fun; they can be
used to give a very realistic touch to your Halloween
costume or just to create an extraordinary look for any
However, people who don’t normally wear contact
lenses often worry if costume contact lenses comfortable
in the eyes and safe to wear.
Comfort varies greatly depending on the brand of theatrical
scary contacts you are wearing. Costume lenses produced
by leading contact lens manufacturers like Cooper Vision
or Ciba Vision are designed for comfort as well as for
Which theatrical scary contacts are the most comfortable?
Lenses by Cooper Vision and Wild
Eyes by Ciba Vision are most comfortable to wear theatrical
However, when we say “comfortable” there
are limitations. In order to replace your natural color
with bright crazy design costumes colored contact lenses
for Halloween have to be completely opaque and not very
thin. Therefore the lens doesn’t “breath”,
doesn’t allow substantial amount of oxygen though.
For this reason it isn’t recommended to wear costume
colored contact lenses for Halloween for longer than several
hours. The lens that feels perfectly comfortable at the
start, might feel a bit rough after 7-8 hours.
Never wore contact lenses for Halloween costume before?
If you never wore contact lenses for Halloween
costume before, it is recommended to order them
in advance and try them on. Wear your lenses for a couple
hours the day before that party, just to see how they
Most people, who wear brand name theatrical contact lenses
with their costume for Halloween report that they can
feel the lens for the first 10-15 minutes, then forget
that they have anything in their eye. So unless your eyes
are extremely sensitive, Halloween
contact lenses would not bother you during the party.
Do costume colored contacts affect my vision?
Even though the costume colored contacts are opaque,
their center is clear so you can see well. Some contact
lenses for Halloween costume like Wild Eyes or Crazy
Lenses also come with corrective powers, and are suitable
for people who need vision correction.