EYE CARE :: Eye Safety and First-Aid
Cosmetic Safety for Contact Lens Wearers
What eye hazards may be associated with cosmetic use?
According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, cosmetics are among some of the most common sources of problems for contact lens wearers. Misusing cosmetics can lead to severe adverse reactions, including the following:
What safety practices should take place?
There are safety measures for choosing, applying, and wearing cosmetics, which you should discuss with your daughter to help protect her eyes while wearing contact lenses. Make sure she abides by the following for safe use:
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