Decorative or cosmetic contact lenses sales will now be regulated by Health Canada in the way corrective lenses are regulated. The Health Minister says the risks posed to the eyes of those who wear cosmetic lenses are the same as those associated with corrective lens wear. These contacts do not correct vision and are worn solely out of the appearance they create. Currently the lenses are licensed as consumer products and can be purchased at most costume shops. But under the regulatory changes, they will be treated as medical devices. Vision care professionals are very supportive of this change.
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Should decorative contacts be considered medical devices? Do you wear coloured contacts for the look?