Docs See Big Problems With 'Big Eye' Contacts Ophthalmologists not happy about Lady Gaga-inspired fad By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff Posted Jan 21, 2011 3:02 AM CST 4 comments Comments The lenses Lady Gaga wore in the "Bad Romance" video have helped start a trend. (YouTube) (Newser) – The huge eyes Lady Gaga sported in her Bad Romance video have sparked a dangerous trend, eye doctors warn. Gaga's big eyes were computer-generated, but "circle lenses" that offer the same look are now widely available online, with no exam or prescription required, the Chicago Tribune reports. Doctors warn that ill-fitting contact lenses can damage the cornea and cause permanent damage to vision. "There are bound to be complications from the way they're being dispensed," says a spokesman for the American Academy of Ophthalmology say. "Kids are going online and buying them like they're an earring or a nose ring. They're not being fit, and all eyes aren't the same shape."