michigan optometric association http://michiganradio.org en Doctors warn against misusing contact lenses this Halloween http://michiganradio.org/post/doctors-warn-against-misusing-contact-lenses-halloween <p>Michigan optometrists say be careful if you plan on wearing decorative contact lenses as part of your costume this Halloween.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The cat&rsquo;s eye and other eerie looking contact lenses have grown in popularity in&nbsp; recent years.&nbsp;</p><p>Matt Maki&nbsp;is the president of the Michigan Optometric Association. He said if worn inappropriately decorative contact lenses could seriously damage a person&rsquo;s eyes.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>&ldquo;<em>Assuming they fit appropriately &hellip;worn appropriately&hellip;.handled appropriately by the patient they&rsquo;re fine.&nbsp;&nbsp; I have personally fit these for patients.&nbsp; Like I said, as long as it&rsquo;s done appropriately there&rsquo;s not an issue,&quot;</em> said Maki.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Maki urged people planning on wearing decorative contact lenses this Halloween should learn how to properly clean and disinfect them. Sat, 29 Oct 2011 20:01:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 4737 at http://michiganradio.org Doctors warn against misusing contact lenses this Halloween