Circle lens are cosmetic contact lenses for beauty purposes and sometimes referred to as big eye circle contacts. These lenses are designed to enlarge the eye iris for good appearances. Celebrities and some public figures use these lenses to make their eyes sparkle and enhance their looks. People with small eyes from most parts of Asia; prefer these lenses and the famous Lady Gaga wore them in one of her music videos. These lenses do not alter the wearer’s vision and can be worn with other prescribed glasses.
Before buying circle lenses, there are some things to consider:
- Seek a specialist’s advice when purchasing prescribed lenses because the magnifying power can permanently damage the eye.
- Confirm that the lenses have the FDA mark approved by Korea because this is where they are manufactured.
- The wearer should not feel a huge difference because they are supposed to fit like normal eye contacts. If you feel a big difference, it’s probably a fake.
- Don’t sleep with the contacts on.
Each lens has different effects, so it’s important to first know the effects you want to achieve before purchasing. Some lenses have enlargement effects while others give comfort. There are many choices ranging from pop out looks to color vibrancy effects and those with blending effects and natural appearances.
The diameter of the lens and the limbal ring determines how large the eye iris will appear. The lens can survive up to a year if taken care well and can last up to 8 hours in a day. These lenses have low water content compared to the traditional contact lenses. The coloring effects differentiate one lens from another but most of these lenses show their vibrancy in bright light. It’s advisable to buy lenses that match with the color of your eye iris for best results. Ask the experts to recommend the best circle lens that matches with your eyes and the shape of the face.