This Halloween, It's All Fun and Games Until Someone Loses an Eye
By K. David Epley, MD
Halloween is a particularly perilous time for eye-health. Many costumes involve enhancements and alterations to the eye. One mishap can lead to frightening results. Glitter mishaps or costume contact lenses sold illegally are just a couple of the hazards that can lead to temporary and permanent blindness.
To avoid a real-life horror story, remember that eye tissue is among the most delicate in the human body. Damage to that tissue is especially difficult to reverse.