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Trend alert: Crazy Lady Gaga contact lenses on the loose


Bad romance   

Anyone who reads this blog knows I'm obsessed with Lady Gaga. But even I wouldn't go this far. Some fashion go-getters are wearing extra-big contraband "circle lenses" to make their peepers look huge, like Gaga in her Bad Romance video. Doctors do not approve. The contacts, uh, reposition color onto the whites. It either looks A) pretty and doe-like, or B) high as hell.

Here's the New York Times piece.

The American Academy of Opthalmology offers this stern caution: Any type of contact lens is a medical device that requires a prescription, proper fitting by an eye care professional and a commitment to proper care by the consumer. Inflammation and pain can occur from improperly fitted, over-the-counter lenses and lead to more serious problems including corneal abrasions and blinding infections.

Michelle Phan, the makeup guru from Tampa who I profiled last year, is quoted. She modeled some of the crazy lenses for, what else? A Lady Gaga tutorial.

Deal Diva Stephanie

Photo: Bad Romance video still. Trippy!

[Last modified: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 4:32pm]


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