Cosplay Contact Lenses: Are They Safe?

Cosplay Contact Lenses: Are They Safe?

They certainly look amazing, but are you risking your eyesight?

As the possibility of large gatherings gets closer, cosplayers are itching to get back to their Comic Cons, and that means planning their otherworldly costumes, complete with non-human eye designs on contact lenses.

Writing in The Geekiary, cosplayer Corellon Johnson gives some advice on how to reduce the risk (spoiler: you can’t eliminate it entirely).

One important takeaway: Do not use the old ones from a year or two ago.

Others: talk to an optometrist; don’t buy lenses that don’t have FDA approval; and don’t get them without a prescription.

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