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Docs See Big Problems With 'Big Eye' Contacts

Ophthalmologists not happy about Lady Gaga-inspired fad

(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... More »

Lady Gaga Imitators Use Risky Lenses for Big Eyes

Illegal 'circle' contacts give users a doe-eyed look

(Newser) - Lady Gaga sports huge (and probably computer-generated) eyes in her new Bad Romance video, and thus a fashion trend is born. This one is risky, however, as female fans pick up illegal "circle lenses" online for the doe-eyed effect, then post how-to videos on YouTube and elsewhere, explains the... More »

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