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What are advantages and disadvantages of colored contacts?

Is it OK wear colored contact lenses? Is there any side effects on eyes? Any idea?
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  • Carlos rodney


    It is OK to wear colored contact lenses. Colored contact lenses can make your eyes more attractive by changing the color tone of your eyes. They are also alternative for special occasions as part of costume, such as in Halloween party. Colored contact lenses also help to enhance your natural beauty by giving you a bold look. However, colored contact lenses have side effects. The chemical used in coloring the lenses can cause allergic reaction and the reduction of corneal nutrition. Finally, colored contact lenses are not suitable for driving in environment with poor visibility.
  • J Bell


    Well, people all like beautiful things and all want to be thought as beautiful, especially females. Colored contact lenses can make up the inborn sole color of eyes, providing the colors that people think more attractive and charming, making eyes presenting various colors. In spite of the advantages, color contacts do have some side effect on eyes. Too often wearing corlor contacts will cause pathological changes on the cornea. The color is plated on the surface of a normal contacts, thus making the breathability and oxygen penetration of color contacts much worse because the plated color will block the air holes on the contacts. Also the plated color will prevent eyes from getting enough nutrition. If you really like color contacts, you can wear them, but not too often, and make sure you do resiuos cleaning job everytime before and after wearing them. Do not wear color contacts more than eight hours each day, and do not wear more than five days a week. Give enough rest for your eyes. Last but not least, make sure that your color contacts are comfortable and suitable to your eyes, and of good quality. Otherwise, bad-quality color contacts will damage your eyes. In total, color contacts are kind of ornaments, just wearing them occasionally is a wise choice.


    Well, nowadays, there are more and more people who choose wearing color contacts which can just make their eyes amazing and attractive, for there are many different colors. But on the other hand, there are some disadvantages you need know about it. As we know that color that is used in colored contact lenses, is actually a chemical that can be progressively released. And then, it can just cause redness of the eye or worse, an allergic reaction. In some cases, it also reduces the permeability of oxygen and thus leads to reduced corneal nutrition. So it can be dangerous. By the way, colored contacts are not used nearly everyone, especially for some people who have more diopters or astigmatism.

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