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Illegal contacts put eyes at risk, Oklahoma doctors say

Due to trendy circle contact lens use, ophthalmologists at Oklahoma City's Dean McGee Eye Institute say they and colleagues nationwide are seeing severe eye infections that lead to vision loss and could even require corneal transplants.

BY SONYA COLBERG Published: October 27, 2010
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Trendy new contact lenses promised to make his brown eyes blue and huge. But when Lucas Dixon tried a pair of $20 circle contact lenses from an urban clothing store, he got far more.
Within days, the...
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