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Circle Contact Lens

Category: Contact Lens

Contributor: Tressa Larson, OD, FAAO

Photographer: D Brice Critser, CRA

Circle contact lenses are soft contact lenses with a limbal ring that is larger than the patient's visible iris

Circle contact lenses are soft contact lenses with a limbal ring that is larger than the patient's visible iris

Circle contact lenses are soft contact lenses with a limbal ring that is larger than the patient's visible iris. The look is very dramatic and is favored by anime enthusiasts for making people look more doll or anime character-like. The Etafilcon A® lens (in photo) is a 1-day replacement lens that is currently the only FDA-approved circle lens in the US.


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last updated: 08/25/2015
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