Eyes :: Using Decorative Contact Lenses without Consulting Eye Care Professional?

This Halloween season, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is again warning consumers about the serious risks of using decorative contact lenses without the appropriate involvement of an eye care professional. These contact lenses, sometimes called Plano or non-corrective lenses, do not correct vision and are intended solely to change the appearance of the eye, but carry serious risks, including permanent eye injury that may lead to blindness.

Health :: Safe Kids Coalition offers Halloween safety tips

Dauphin County Safe Kids Coalition, led by Penn State Children’s Hospital, reminds parents this Halloween that Oct. 31 is the most dangerous day of the year for child pedestrians. In fact, children are four times more likely to be killed while walking on Halloween than any other night of the year. It is essential for parents to prepare their children properly to stay safe while having fun.