Can you buy non prescription contacts?
You cannot order contacts without a prescription, at least in the United States. You will need to have a prescription written by a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist to buy contact lenses.
Can non prescription contacts damage your eyes?
Wearing decorative contact lenses can be risky. Wearing any kind of contact lenses, including decorative ones, can cause serious damage to your eyes if the lenses are obtained without a prescription or not used correctly. These risks include: A cut or scratch on the top layer of your eyeball (Corneal Abrasion)
Can you wear colored contacts without seeing a doctor?
Whether the colored contacts are prescription or not, it does not matter! The lenses themselves are going to be safe for you to wear as long as you use them as they are meant to be used. In order to make sure that your lenses are safe for you, they need to be properly fitted by an eye doctor.
How long can you wear non prescription colored contacts?
How long can you wear colored contacts? You can wear colored contacts as long as specified by the specific brand’s usage instructions. Most colored contacts are disposable lenses that should only be worn for up to 30 days.
How do you get colored contacts?
You will need a prescription from your eye doctor to obtain colored contacts. It is important that you only buy them from an FDA-approved source and that you take proper care of both the lenses and your eyes.
Can you wear non prescription colored contacts with glasses?
Can you wear color contact with glasses? Yes, you can play with your eye color with color contact lenses, even if you wear glasses.
Can I wear non prescription contacts with astigmatism?
Due to the irregular shape of the corneas, people who have astigmatism aren’t able to use traditional spherical soft contact lenses to correct their vision – they must wear a specific type of lens, toric contact lenses for astigmatism, in order to correct their vision.