Concerns raised about Lady Gaga inspired circle lenses

July 14, 2010

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has issued a warning about the harm decorative circle lenses used by Lady Gaga in a recent video.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has issued a warning about the harm decorative circle lenses used by Lady Gaga in a recent video. Her wide-eyed doll look has been mimicked by her fans.

The AAO issued a press alert to consumers about the dangers of buying any type of decorative contact lenses, including circle lenses, without a prescription.

“Any type of contact lens is a medical device that requires a prescription, proper fitting by an eye care professional and a commitment to proper care by the consumer,” said the press statement.