Contact Lenses

(credit: U.S. Attorney's Office)

Southern California Businesses Face Federal Charges For Selling Contact Lenses Without Prescriptions

Half a dozen Southern California businesses face federal charges of selling contact lenses without prescriptions, authorities said Friday.


Federal officials say counterfeit decorative contact lenses (pictured) can cause infections, corneal ulcers and even blindness. (Photo courtesy U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

Counterfeit Halloween Contact Lenses May Cause Blindness, FDA Warns

With Halloween less than a week away, federal officials are warning the public about dangers associated with wearing counterfeit decorative contact lenses.