When it comes to Halloween contact lenses, there is often confusion surrounding the difference between prescription and non-prescription lenses. Some people may believe that prescription Halloween contacts are only for those with vision problems, and that even people with perfect vision cannot wear these lenses. However, this is not the case.
First, it's important to understand that a prescription for contact lenses is simply a document written by an eye care professional that allows the sale of the lenses to a customer. It does not necessarily mean that the person wearing the lenses has a vision impairment or needs the lenses for vision correction. In fact, many people who wear Halloween contact lenses do not need them for vision correction at all.
Non-prescription Halloween contact lenses, also known as plano or zero power lenses, do not have any vision correction capabilities and are purely decorative. These lenses are designed to be worn for short periods of time, usually just a few hours at a time, and are not intended for daily use. Non-prescription Halloween contact lenses are available in a wide variety of styles and colors, and they are a popular choice for those looking to enhance their Halloween costume or cosplay outfit.
On the other hand, prescription Halloween contact lenses are those that have vision correction capabilities and are prescribed by an eye care professional. These lenses are intended for daily use and are worn by people who need them to correct vision impairments such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. Prescription Halloween contact lenses may also be available in decorative styles, but they will be prescribed based on the wearer's specific vision needs.
In summary, the difference between prescription and non-prescription Halloween contact lenses is whether or not they have vision correction capabilities. Non-prescription lenses are purely decorative and are not intended for daily use, while prescription lenses are prescribed by an eye care professional and are intended for daily use to correct