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Wednesday, September 21, 2005
New Risk for Kids: Colored Contacts One eye doctor tells of a panicky teen with bacteria-clouded corneas and whites so bloodshot they were "fire-engine red." The cause: nonpresciption contact lenses. They're popular, and available at the Shore, at tanning salons and other outlets. "Some teens and young adults just want to change their eye color, but others opt for Day-Glo or cat-eye versions. They are a hit at Halloween and year-round at nightclubs and other trendy spots," writes Inquirer reporter Toni Callas. Read article and list of safety tips. Have you seen any cases? Click "comments" and share the story.