Halloween contacts – how to make your costume a
Looking for something different for Halloween this year?
Halloween contacts might be the answer.
contacts have been used in movies and by stage performers
for decades. Now Halloween contact lenses are available
to anybody who wants to make their costume feel completely
real with those inhuman, magical eyes.
What Halloween contact lenses are available?
Your choices are great, from mass produced affordable contacts
like Wild Eyes or Crazy Lenses, to custom designed contact
lenses where the limit is only your imagination. There are
many designers who would create unique special effect contacts
just for you, but custom made costume lenses naturally cost
more, and you will have to place your order in advance.
a very interesting collection of special effect lenses.
Their designs include Banshee, Blackout, Flames, Gremlin,
Red Cat, White out, Vampire Red and many more. The lenses
look stunning and feel comfortable in the eyes. All
lenses are FDA approved and last 5-6 years unopened
or 1-2 years once opened. As always Coastal Contacts
guarantees lowest prices. Here are some of their special
effect contact lenses
is another brand of mass produced Halloween
contacts. Those lenses are manufactured by
CibaVision and can be found in some online stores. Or
you can buy them from your eye doctor and pay twice
Those are a real WOW. They are called scleral because
unlike most color contacts that cover only the color
portion of your eye, scleral lenses cover entire visible
area of your eye, which is called sclera. As you can
see, the effect is amazing, but there are downsides
as well. Sclera lenses are more difficult to insert
and remove from your eyes and they are expensive.
Be careful when ordering Halloween contacts.
Buying Halloween lenses online is safe and convenient,
but only if you order from trustworthy, well-known company.
The trick is that it is very easy to set up an e-commerce
site and start selling stuff online.
If you order your Halloween contacts from unknown company
chances are very strong that your lenses will be delivered
late if ever, and you will have a very hard time chasing
that company to get your money back. So be careful!
5 things you should know about costume contact lenses
Who can wear costume lenses?
Almost anybody. If you vision is good and you don’t
need any corrections, go for plano (no corrective power)
lenses. Corrective contacts are available as well you
can even order toric costume contacts if you have an
Can I see while wearing
Halloween lenses? Yes,
the center of the lens is clear so you can see. And
lenses with corrective power improve you vision like
ordinary clear contacts would. The only exceptions are
some white lenses (for blind eyes effect), those are
completely opaque and usually worn only one at a time.
theatrical lenses dangerous? Only to people who
will think you are a real vampire. Being serious, costume
contacts produced by reputable contact lens manufactures
and ordered from trusted online stores are as safe as
ordinary corrective or color lenses. However, they are
still medical devices and should be properly cared for.
Neglecting proper cleaning rules and swapping your lenses
with other people is dangerous.
Do Halloween lenses come
as disposables? Usually
not. Most costume contacts have a year long life span.
They are more difficult to make than color
contacts, so it doesn't make sence to produce disposable
Do I need a prescription
for special effects lenses?
If you need them with corrective power, yes If you
vision is good and you want non corrective (plano)
lenses, prescription isn't’t necessary. However,
it is a good idea to consult with your optometrist
CoastalContacts.com is a well-known online contact
lens and glasses retailer. They carry a big selection
of costume and color contact lenses at the lowest
prices. You can get all brand name lenses prescribed
by your doctor 40 - 70% cheaper than from the doctor’s
office. They also sell unique Halloween lenses which
you can't find anywhere else. Free shipping is available.
To save even more use special coupons :
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Since Coastal Contacts prices are already among
the lowest on the Internet, this is a great opportunity
for you to get your lenses at the cheapest possible
AClens has been selling contacts and other optical goods
online since 1996. They are a trusted and established
company. The web site is well organized, so you can
find your lenses in seconds. Prices are very low. They
sell Wild Eyes Halloween contact lenses.