Will my prescription for Eye Glasses work for Contact Lenses? No. The prescription type for eyeglasses and contact lenses is entirely different. Glasses sit a small distance away from your eyes whereas contact lenses sit directly on the cornea (the clear front surface of your eye). Each requires a different type of examination. You will […]Read More
What is “Power” and “Plano”? Power / SPH / D / Spherical: refers to the strength of vision correction for contact lenses. Measured in diopters, it is scaled in 0.25 increments and is always preceded by a + (plus) or a – (minus). Minus means the prescription is a correction for nearsightedness (shown here) and […]Read More
The difference between a Prescription Contact Lens and a Contact Lens Prescription The terms “Prescription Contact Lenses” and “Contact Lens Prescription” are often mistaken for each other, even though they are two very different things. This can be confusing for new lens buyers. Below is an explanation of the terms and what they mean to you as […]Read More
Do you have lenses for astigmatism? No, we do not carry contact lenses for astigmatism. Also known as Toric lenses, contact lenses that compensate for an astigmatism are specialty lenses. These lenses are designed differently than regular prescription soft contact lenses. We do not carry and can not make any specialty lenses. * These are basic guidelines […]Read More
Do I need a Prescription to order Halloween Contact Lenses? Yes. The FDA considers all contact lenses medical devices, this includes Plano (0.00) lenses and can only be sold with a prescription from an Eye Care Professional. We care about you and your vision. Even if your eyes do not need vision correction, you are […]Read More
Can I wear “Plano” contacts along with my corrective glasses? Yes. You can purchase color contacts or Halloween contacts without any vision correction (0.00) simply for cosmetic, theatrical or costume purposes and wear glasses for your vision correction.
Can I use an expired prescription to order Halloween Contact Lenses? No, you can not use an expired prescription to order contact lenses. Plano and corrective contact lens prescriptions expire just as prescriptions for corrective eye glasses expire. Under Federal guidelines we only accept currently valid prescriptions from a licensed optometrist. If your contact lens […]Read More
Can I order a pair of Halloween Contacts with different “Powers” for each eye? Some of our lenses that are available with Powers can be purchased with different strengths for each eye. If your left and right eyes require different corrections find the lenses that you are interested in purchasing and then check out our […]Read More