Colored lenses: how to learn to "make eyes"

May 12, 2011

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 There are two main types of colored lenses - tint, which only enhance the natural eye color and real color, that can be used for some time to completely change eye color. Colored lenses can be a variety of colors - except for brown, blue, gray and green, you can buy red, black, purple, yellow lenses, and lenses with different patterns. Such lenses are often used in the film - for example, to create images of vampires and zombies, or to simulate the expansion of the pupil under the influence of illicit drugs. Today, colored lenses can buy virtually anyone. In most lenses are colored for cosmetic reasons, but sometimes with the help of their camouflage various defects, for example, cataracts or absence of coloring of the iris.

Manufacturers of colored lenses are trying to make their products as accurately as possible simulated iris pattern (except for decorative lenses). In the center of the lens is transparent, so that the wearing of such lenses do not interfere with vision.

 Colored lenses: how to learn to "make eyes"

Choice of lenses

However, those who are going to wear colored lenses, you should be careful when choosing. Although lenses produced in different sizes, among which most buyers can find their own, there is a possibility that the colored portion of the lens will partially close the pupil. Furthermore, since the size of the pupil tends to grow in the dark, while wearing the colored lenses may be problems with night vision.

In no case do not change color lenses with other people - it can lead to various infections, including those that can lead to vision loss.

Colored lenses can be both diopters and zero used solely for cosmetic purposes. To buy colored lenses, vision correction, you need a doctor's prescription.

In many countries, to buy simple colored lenses (without diopter) also require a prescription, but this rule is often neglected. At the same time, experts are warning that the colored lenses are contact lenses may cause eye redness Red eyes - an occasion consult an ophthalmologist  Red eyes - an occasion consult an ophthalmologist
 Irritation; they sometimes contribute to the development of infectious diseases. So before you start wearing cosmetic lenses, it is strongly recommended to be examined by an ophthalmologist. With long-term use, in order to avoid possible complications, it is necessary to pass examinations regularly.

 Colored lenses: how to learn to "make eyes"


Colored contact lenses have become fashionable fad almost since the nineties of the twentieth century, and many are used to seeing in them only a fancy accessory. Global manufacturers competing with each other annually produce goods simply fantastic designs and colors. And few people remember that initially colored lenses have been developed as a means of vision correction. For example, they recommend wearing people with high myopia Myopia - when visual acuity falls  Myopia - when visual acuity falls

List of medical properties inherent in colored contact lenses, you can continue. They can really help in diseases associated with corneal opacity, and even the development of the so-called cataracts. Medical reasons to wear such lenses is often a change in color and one of the sectors of the iris, or the complete absence of any part of it. People with these problems often ophthalmologic see the world quite blurred. However, you should only choose the color contact lenses Contact lenses - whether they can completely replace the glasses?  Contact lenses - whether they can completely replace the glasses?
 On which painted iris will be the same as the color of the natural, as the quality of improved markedly. In addition and in parallel adjusted external fault.

It is advisable to wear such lenses and intolerance to UV rays, because even the most sophisticated and expensive models of sunglasses to protect your eyes are not able to How to protect your eyes - professional advice  How to protect your eyes - professional advice
   from harmful radiation. That colored contact lenses can absorb it. They are either covered by the UV protection as sunglasses or supplied diopters.

 Colored lenses: how to learn to "make eyes"

Variety of colored contact lenses

All manufactured optical industry colored contact lenses are divided into two groups: for owners of light eyes and for people with dark eyes. In turn, the lenses are divided into light-eyed beauty and tint. The former have a uniform color over the entire surface. She seemed to be added to the color of the iris of the eye of light and amplifies it gives a new color iris. Cosmetic lenses are dyed by the peripheral portion and the area of ​​the pupil remains intact. Most often, they are fundamentally changing eye color, and can give them the most unexpected shades.

On the surface of color contact lenses for dark-eyed people, a layer of dye, it is absolutely harmless to health, but it allows to completely hide the dark iris. As the producer of colored lenses, the most popular among all customers are turquoise, blue and green hues, although some assortments are red, orange, purple, pink, purple and even white colored contact lenses. But it is more, the options for young people, is prone to all sorts of mystical delights. Bold enough to experiment with these gadgets and the stars of the world of show business such as Madonna, Rihanna, Lindsay Lohan and others, and completely without resorting to image-makers. The free market is not difficult to find, and Party-lenses or disco, carnival. On their surface coated fancy pictures, which gives the image a special piquancy.

 Colored lenses: how to learn to "make eyes"

In weekdays and holidays

Manufacturers of modern color contact lenses rely on the most naturally - their products, as well as a real iris human eye has numerous bars, dots, color transitions, and previously invented colored lenses were evenly painted the same color.

So, the brand Ciba Vision in their designs based on the results of studies of Wesley Jessen, during which revealed that the most attractive and at the same time the most natural color of the eye combines the dark ring around the iris, golden environment of the pupil and the bright color between them .

A manufacturer such as Bausch and Lomb, for example, uses multi-level optical technology dyeing their lenses instead of using color pigment they impose several layers of reflective films of different thicknesses, the ability to change color depending on the lighting. In the eyes of different colors of lenses it looks differently.

Change the colors of colored contact lenses can be infinitely long, but too carried away by the exotic is not necessary. On the solemn occasion or holiday it is allowed to "make" stunning eyes or dark-purple cornflower blue. But in everyday life stylists recommend wearing more restrained colors - for example, a tone lighter or darker than the natural and unobtrusive nut and dark green shades.

Svetlana Usankova

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