Novelty Contact Lenses
Novelty (Halloween, Special Effect, FX, Theatrical) Lens FAQ
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Are Novelty lenses considered healthy to wear?
Yes. When used the proper way, they are healthy to wear. These lenses are approved by the FDA and sold by JustLenses.com, unlike cheaper brands.
What are scleral lenses?
Scleral lenses cover the white part of the eye including the pupil. The scleral is the white part of the eye. With scleral lenses, it creates a frightening effect. It creates the all black effect you see in zombies. It also creates the blue effect of the Fremen from the popular horror movie Dune
Can I wear Novelty lenses if I wear glasses?
Yes, you can wear Novelty lenses if you wear prescription lenses. This type of lens comes in plano (no correction). So, you simply wear them behind your glasses. Make sure you ask for cleaning instructions so you can take care of them.
Can I use an eyeglass prescription to purchase Novelty contact lenses?
Unfortunately, you cannot. Your eyeglass prescription will not work for contact lenses. You will need a contact lens prescription from an eye care provider.
Are these the kind of contact lenses used in popular movies to create haunting effects?
Yes they are. With the diverse selection of the movie themed Novelty contact lenses, you can create the effects of a Vampire, Darth Maul, Happy Leprechaun, the Living Dead and even Darth Vader.
Can I purchase multiple designs of the Novelty contact lenses along with my prescription?
Sure. The prescription is not for the design but for the type of contact lens. You can order an unlimited amount of lens for a variety of looks.
Do I need a prescription from an eye doctor to buy Novelty Contact Lenses?
Yes. If you live in the US, we are required to verify your contact lens prescription.
Can people with astigmatism wear Novelty lenses?
Most patients can wear Novelty Contact Lenses for a brief amount of time. Novelty lenses aren’t available in toric parameters. Ask your eye doctor about which non-toric prescription will provide the best vision.
Important note: It’s recommended that you avoid Novelty Contact Lenses that require a precise orientation on the eye for the effect desired. For instance, the Banshee is oriented upward and down. For people who have astigmatism, the pattern will be out of position and will look awkward and not scary. Try a lens such as Vader. This type of lens doesn’t have an orientation. You can also try a scleral lens that won’t move around.
Can I get a Novelty lens in my prescription?
You will first have to check the exact lens design for available parameters. Some novelty lenses are machine made and some are hand-painted. Hand-painted lens are currently only available without correction. Many of the other Novelty designs offered by JustLenses.com are available in an assortment of powers.
Important Note: As we approach Halloween, the collection of Novelty lenses powers will reduce. Order early while it lasts!
How long can I wear Novelty contact lenses?
It should be worn no longer than 8 hours. Avoid wearing it over night.
How many times can you wear Novelty Contact Lenses?
Novelty Contact Lenses last for about a year, if it is taken care of the right way. Make sure you follow the instructions for cleaning and care if you plan on wearing these contact lenses regularly.
Do Novelty Contact Lenses expire?
When the vial is open, it will expire in 12 months. The good news is you can enjoy your Novelty contact lenses if you use the multi-purpose disinfection solution on a regular basis. It should be changed on a weekly basis, even if the lenses are never worn.
How many days do I have to wait for my Novelty Contact Lenses at JustLenses.com?
To receive your lenses in time for your next party or special event, order early. JustLenses.com will ship your Novelty contact lenses within 2-3 days with courier deliver. The time of delivery will include processing of your order and the RX verification.
Standard delivery will take 7 to 9 business days – starting from the order date. We recommend placing your order early and shipping by courier.
I want to receive my Novelty contact lenses prior to Halloween? Should I place my order now?
It is recommended that you allow 3 business days for delivery through courier shipping. Due to the busy Halloween season, you may not receive your lenses prior to Halloween. Ordering early will greatly increase your chances of receiving your lenses by Halloween to enjoy them.
I have a prescription for plus power. Can I get Novelty contact lenses?
We have a limited selection of Novelty contact lenses with plus powers. Select the contact lenses you like and they might come in your prescription. Plus powers are normally made in small quantities. It is important to order your lenses as early as possible.
What information is required to order Novelty contact lenses?
The majority of Novelty lenses are sold as plano. Where correction is needed we will need your prescription. We will need the name of your eye physician in order to confirmation you can wear Novelty contact lenses – including even plano.
I already have a contact lens prescription. Can I use it to order Novelty lenses?
No. Novelty lenses are all different. You will have to get a new prescription to order Novelty Contact Lenses (Special Effect, Halloween, Theatrical, FX).
Are Novelty contact lenses approved for overnight wear or extended wear?
No. The materials imbedded in Novelty Contact Lenses are approved for less than 8 hours. If you fail to follow manufacturer’s instructions, you could damage your eyesight.
Are Novelty Contact Lenses safe to wear while driving?
No. It is not safe to drive a car or to operate machinery that requires good vision Wearing this type of contact lens will distort and affect your peripheral vision. It is recommended that you bring your lenses and solution and wear them when you have reached your destination.
Can someone else wear my Novelty lenses?
No, it is not safe to do so. This can cause a serious eye infection when sharing lenses. Plus, contact lenses must be fitted properly by an eye doctor to avoid complications. It is advised that they buy their own set of Novelty contact lenses from JustLenses.com.
Can everyone wear Novelty Contact Lenses?
Unfortunately, not everyone can get a good fit in contact lenses. However, if you have ever worn standard RGP lenses or soft contact lenses, you’ll probably be able to frighten your friends on Halloween with your own set of Novelty (Halloween, Special Effect, FX, Theatrical) Contact Lenses from JustLenses.com.
Will my regular eye color be visible through Novelty Contact Lenses?
Probably not. Novelty Contact Lenses will appear different on each individual. It all depends on their underlying sclera and eye and sclera (white of the eye) color.
How are Novelty Contact Lenses priced?
They are sold separately by vial with one lens per vial.
Can I get a refund on my Novelty contact lenses?
Unfortunately, there are no refunds, returns or exchanges. All sales are final.
What do I do if the Novelty contact lenses don’t fit properly?
We recommend that you consult with your eye care professional before buying Novelty Contact Lenses. This will decrease the risk of problems. Keep in mind, these contact lenses cannot be exchanged or returned.
Is there any kind of special care regimen for my Novelty Contact Lenses?
With your order, you will receive a free lens case. However, you will need to purchase a multi-purpose solution. Your Novelty contact lenses should be well maintained like regular contact lens. If you have never worn contact lenses in the past, consult with an eye doctor for instructions on care and insertion.