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    Largest Range, Best Service, Amazing Prices! Since 2006! SmartBuyGlasses offers the world's largest range of designer eyewear products at the best possible prices. For items marked “Best Price Guarantee”, if you find any eyeglasses or sunglasses cheaper* somewhere else, let us know within 14 days of placing your order, and we'll credit the difference back to your account.

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    The Best Price Guarantee applies to eyeglasses frames and sunglasses only and does not apply to prescription or contact lenses. Any exact, identical brand name glasses model sold online by an Authorized New Zealand dealer as designated by the official distributor/manufacturer. Colors and sizes must be identical. Any item currently in stock and available for purchase on another website that is also available in the same size, style, and color on www.smartbuyglasses.co.nz The item is available on other websites for shipping to your address. Selected eyeglass frames or sunglasses. Prescription lenses and contact lenses are excluded. We include all applicable shipping and other costs of the other website to make a proper cost comparison The Best Price Guarantee is limited to 14 days after you placed your order on www.smartbuyglasses.co.nz.

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Coloured Contact Lenses - Are They For You?

Colored Contact Lenses

People choose to wear contacts for many reasons.

Besides their normal corrective function, many people wear contacts for aesthetic and cosmetic reasons as well.

Colored contacts in particular have become very popular in recent years because of their immediate ability to drastically chance appearances.

Whether it is for Halloween costumes, comic cosplay conventions, theatrical performances, for personal beauty reasons or just for fun, people are becoming more interested in these fascinating medical devices. 

Colored contacts are available in both prescription and plano forms:  

1)Colored contact lenses with prescription: Changes your eye color as well as correcting your nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism.

2) Plano color contacts: Changes your eye color with no alternation for vision correction

Types of Colored Contacts

Worn for cosmetic purposes most of colored contact lenses you will find are designed to mimic the natural look of the coloured part of the eye, called the iris.

It is very easy to find contacts that can enhance any blue, brown or green eye colour. 

There are of course some contact colours that are a bit crazier – like white, black or red – that are not usually worn on a daily basis, but are still available for special occasions. 

In general, colored contacts come in three kinds of tints:

1) Visibility tint: These lenses come with a light blue or light green tint that does not affect your natural eye color. Their primary purpose is vision correction.

2) Enhancement tint: These lenses come with a solid but translucent tint that is a little bit darker than a visibility tint. These lenses are worn to enhance your natural eye color. These are best suited for wearers who have light-coloured eyes and want to make their natural eye colour more intense.

3) Opaque tint: These lenses are non-transparent and can change your eye color completely. If you have dark-coloured eyes, you will need this tint to change your eye colour. 

Color contacts for Light Eyes

Colored contacts with enhancement tints are great for people with light-coloured eyes because they define the edges of your iris and deepen your natural eye colour without changing your eye colour completely. 

However, if you want to experiment with a different eye color and still want to keep a natural look, you could try grey or green contact lenses, if your natural eye colour is blue.

Color contacts for Dark Eyes

If you have dark-colored eyes and want to change your eye colour, you will have to use opaque tinted lenses to cover up your natural eye colour completely. 

For a natural look, you could try a light honey brown or hazel color for a gentle change.

However, if you want to really experiment, you could always try blue, green or violet lenses to shake things up a bit. 

Colored Contacts: Common Concerns

Although colored contacts are easy and fun to use, there are a few things that people should be aware of before purchasing them. 

1) “Do I need a prescription to buy colored contacts?”

Colored contact lenses are medical devices, so before you can buy your first pair of coloured lenses, you will need to have a valid eye prescription from a licensed optician. Even if you want plano lenses, you will need to visit a vision specialist beforehand and have them write you a prescription specifically for wearing coloured contacts.

2) “Are colored contacts safe?”
Colored contacts are absolutely safe – as long as they are properly prescribed, worn and cared for. 
You should never buy or wear contacts unless they are purchased “over the counter” with a proper prescription and approved by a licensed optician. Colored contact lenses sold in flea markets, gas stations or beauty salons are NOT approved medical devices and you should never buy or wear them.
Also, although it sounds fun and harmless, you should never share your colored contact lenses with friends, family, etc. Doing so greatly increases your chance of contracting harmful eye infections. 

3) “Are colored contacts expensive?”
Colored contact lenses are priced a little bit higher than normal contact lenses, but most wearers believe this is a worthy investment for the results that they receive. 

Check out all the colored contacts on offer at Smart Buy Glasses!

We offer products from the world's two leading brands: Maxi Eyes and Freshlook.

If you have any extra questions, feel free to consult our online optician. Find out more here.

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