Novelty (Halloween, Special Effect, FX, Theatrical) Lens FAQ
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How soon should I place my order? I want to receive my contact lenses before my Halloween party.
We recommend placing your order early to ensure timely delivery of your Novelty Contact Lenses. It can take 7 to 9 days to receive it in the mail. When you place your order early, you will more than likely receive your desired lens early.
What is a scleral contact lens?
This type of lens basically hides the sclera. This is known as the white part of the eye. When the white part of the eye is hidden, it gives a scary-looking feel that is often compared to zombies or Fremen from the Sci-Fi movie Dune.
Are Novelty lenses healthy to wear?
Novelty lenses are healthy for the eyes. They are approved by the FDA when they are worn the right way. ContactsAmerica.com sells Novelty lenses and other quality lenses.
I have a plus power prescription. Can I still use Novelty contact lenses?
A few of our Novelty contact lenses are plus power designed. However, we make fewer than other prescriptions. When you place your order early, it increases the chances of receiving the lens you want.
What information do you need for my Novelty contact lens order?
If you are buying corrected lenses or plano lenses, you will need to provide the name of your eye physician to confirm you can wear Novelty contact lens products.
Can I use my regular contact lens prescription to order Novelty lenses?
Unfortunately, no. You will have to get a new prescription to buy Novelty Contact Lenses. This type of lens is completely different from other prescription lenses (FX, Theatrical, Special Effect, Halloween).
Are Novelty lenses used in horror films to create a scary effect?
Our contact lenses are used in films to create a scary effect. Our full collection of movie themed lenses are designed to create vampire looks, Darth Vader, the Living Dead, Happy Leprechaun and other scary characters horror themed movies.
I wear glasses. Can I wear Novelty lenses?
Novelty lenses can be worn if you wear glasses. You can wear the lenses behind your glasses. This type of lens should be cleaned just like regular contact lenses.
Can I use my eye glass prescription to buy Novelty Lenses?
Your eye glass lens prescription cannot be used to buy this type of lens. Your eye doctor is the only one who can give a Novelty lens prescription.
Can everyone wear Novelty Contact Lenses?
Not everyone can wear our contact lenses because some people are unable to find their exact fit. This is common even with regular contact lenses. If you have ever worn soft lenses or RGP lenses, ordering Novelty lenses from ContactsAmerica.com is a smart choice.
Can I buy different Novelty contact lenses designs with my prescription?
Yes, you can buy several designs along with your prescription. We encourage people to try different types of contact lens designs.
Will my regular eye color be seen through my Novelty Contact Lenses?
No. Novelty Contact Lenses appears different on each person. It all depends on the shade of their underlying sclera and their eye color.
How should I take care of my Novelty Contact Lenses?
We highly recommend that you buy a multi-purpose solution so you can maintain your Novelty Contact lenses. You can also ask your eye doctor for any special instructions on the best way to care for your contact lenses. We also provide you with a free lens case with your order.
Do I need a prescription?
Yes, you will need a prescription to buy Novelty Contact Lenses. For every US order placed, we verify that the customer has a contact lens prescription. We observe all US prescription regulations.
I have a stigmatism. Can I wear Novelty lenses?
Yes, you can wear Novelty lenses for a limited amount of time. Our contact lenses are not available in toric parameters. You will have to contact your eye care provider to find out which non-toric prescription will give you the best fit.
Avoid our Novelty lenses that require an exact orientation on the eye. Contact lenses like our Vader design would be perfect because it doesnít have an exact orientation. Our scleral lenses is another good alternative.
Can a person get a Novelty lens in their prescription?
Yes. Several of our designs are hand-painted and only available without correction. ContactsAmerica.com provides a variety of colors, designs and prescriptions. Order as soon as possible (before Halloween) because the collection of Novelty lens powers is likely to decrease.
How long can a person keep their Novelty contact lenses in?
It should only be worn for no more than eight hours. Never wear overnight.
How long does Novelty Contact last?
When cared for the right way, they can last for 12 full months. Make sure you follow the cleaning and maintenance instructions.
Do Novelty Contact Lenses expire?
When they are first opened, they will expire in a 12 month period. When you use the multi-purpose disinfection solution on a weekly basis, your Novelty Contact lenses will last a long time.
How long will it take to receive my order of Novelty Contact Lenses?
ContactsAmerica.com will ship your Novelty Contact Lenses within 2 to 3 business days. The delivery time-frame starts from the moment you place your order to the time they are shipped out. This includes the time it takes to process your order and verify the prescription.
To receive your lenses in a timely fashion, make sure you plan in advance by ordering early. With standard delivery, you can expect to have your Novelty Contact Lenses within 7 to 9 business days.
Are Novelty contact lenses approved for extended or overnight wear?
No. They are only approved for wearing up to 8 hours. Never wear your lenses over night because it can cause severe eye damage.
Can I drive or operate machinery with my Novelty Contact Lenses?
No. Never wear your Novelty Contact Lenses while driving or operating machinery because it will distort and affect peripheral vision. This is how accidents occur. Consider bringing your lenses with you and only wear them when you have safely arrived at your destination.
Can my friend try on or wear my Novelty lenses?
No. Never share contact lenses. This could lead to an eye infection. All of our Novelty contact lens wearers have been approved by providing us with an RX. Sharing contact lenses can also cause improper fitting. We recommend purchasing a separate pair for your friend.
How do you price Novelty Contact Lenses?
All of our contact lenses are sold separately by vial and one lens per vial.
Do you have a return policy?
At this time, we are unable to issue refunds, exchanges or returns on our Novelty Contact Lens products.
My Novelty Contact Lenses doesnítí fit right. What should I do?
This is why we recommend that you consult with an eye doctor before placing your contact lens order. This will diminish your chances of experiencing improper fit. Since our contact lenses cannot be returned, it is important that you consult with an eye doctor. He or she will advise you on the best fit for your eye type.