2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
3 Clinical Optics
Chapter 5: Contact Lenses
Contact Lens–Related Problems and Complications
Over-the-Counter Contact Lenses
Of course, contact lenses should not be sold over-the-counter without being fitted by someone qualified to do so. Unfortunately, this has occurred. Colored contacts, circle lenses, sclera contacts, and other costume contact lenses may be advertised like toys.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series : Section 3 - Clinical Optics. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.