02 April 2010

Theatrical Contact Lenses: From the World of Cinema to The Stylish Fashion

There is always the computer graphics and special effects route in the movies that make stage actors or movie characters get that eerily captivating look in their eyes. With the help from lighting schemes, it can give various feelings on the stage. But the major intrinsic look is come from a result of theatrical contact lenses.

Theatrical contact can transform your viewing experience from observer to active participant in the right situation and storyline. You may experience flat out scare in suspenseful thrillers using theatrical contact. In the world outside of theatrics, they also do a pretty great job of terrifying children of all ages around Halloween as well.

There are a wide assortment of themes and colors for theatrical contact lenses. To make eye appear shun light many rock musician wear theatrical contact. The white out theatrical lens gives off that angry look popularized by the Hulk in the old television series. The other popular themes are bloodshot contacts and various animal themes like zebra, jaguar, and the always popular cat pupil.

It is difficult to find the particular contact used by your favorite monster in the latest horror movie because they have specially designed to fit the character’s needs. However, if you search around deep enough, you may stumble across a generic knockoff that generates the same effect.

Although there are a variety of companies that manufacture and sell theatrical contacts, the two most popular brands carried by most opticians are CooperVision’s Crazy Lenses and CIBA Vision’s WildEyes. CIBA Vision also makes the immensely popular FreshLook line of color contacts.

The same rules for regular contact lenses apply for theatrical contact lenses such as for purchasing, wearing, replacing, and caring. To purchase them you must have a prescription. Even if you don’t need vision correction, you must still go to an optometrist to be examined, prescribed, and fitted for all styles of contact lenses including special effects contacts.

A pair of theatrical contact lenses can give you new life into a character. There are numerous varieties to choose from. Talk to your optometrist about ordering your new pair of special effect contact lenses today.

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Tom Pregon said...

Hey, nice article. My favorite color contacts to wear are red & black ones like the one in your pic...

I think red & black go best for the vampire special effects contacts and also within the Gothic scene.

Mac said...

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