The world of eyewear has been forever changed by the introduction of contact lenses, however, not all of them are practical or fashionable; some contact lenses are just downright disgusting, creepy, and especially scary. The top 10 contact lenses mentioned here are in no particular order, because I just can't seem to decide which ones creep me out more!
10. Black Out Contact Lenses
These scary contact lenses are perfect to give you that Edward Cullen vampire eye. While these creepy contact lenses are most commonly worn as part of scary Halloween costumes, men all around the world are probably scrambling for these black out contact lenses to attract their very own Bella, just like in Twilight. Hey, it worked for Edward.
Get these scary contact lenses here.
9. Alien Contact Lenses
Who needs to speculate about UFO sightings when you can get the "out of this world" look on a daily basis? Stop wishing about getting beamed up by visiting aliens, and become one yourself with these creepy, cool contact lenses. With these fashionable, special effect lenses, your natural color won't show through, so it's an alien look all your own.
Non-prescription special effect alien contact lenses are available under the name Green Reptile Lenses here.
8. Stitches Contact Lenses
It may seem like a patient of laser eye surgery's greatest fear; having to have their eyeballs stitched back together following medical malpractice. However, the stitches contact lenses sure are scary. Perfect for Halloween or scaring the crap out of your friends, the stitches contact lenses display some of your natural eye color surrounded by a grey iris with black stitches. At $105 per pair here, the scary stitches contact lenses are pricey, but who cares about money when you're undead?
7. Computer Chip Contact Lenses
The name of this style of contact lens may not sound scary, but the effect is surprisingly terrifying. The creepy contact lenses camouflage any eye color with a washout white color and surrounds the pupil with a black computer chip design. The computer chip contact lenses are the perfect fashion accessory for the computer geek who want to take their passion to the extreme, by literally seeing microchips everywhere they go!
The computer chip contact lenses are available unde rthe name Machinehead here.
6. The Hourglass Contact Lens
Females and fashion lovers are always striving to attain that ideal hourglass shape; but for those who can't transform their bodies to achieve the houseglass shape, can make sure they maintain that hourglass vision. Hourglass contacts don't sound scary, but the affect of the eyewear is definitely disturbing. The hourglass contact lenses available from Contact Lenses totally overwhelm the natural color of your eye with a hazel background with a contrasting black hourglass form that rests over the pupil.
5. Jagged Teeth Contact Lenses
These scary contact lenses are striking in they look like nothing found in nature. These eyes look disturbing in that they don't look at all like human or even animal eyes. These eyes would be the stuff nightmares are made of. The Jagged Teeth Lenses can be found for $239 from JustLenses.com.
4. Icarus Contact Lenses
These scary contact lenses are on fire, literally! For the arsonist in your life who just can't seem to get fire out of his sight, the Icarus contact lenses have a very disturbing effect. Named after a character in Greek Mythology, Icarus who despite warnings, flew too close to the sun and fell into the sea; the scary contact lenses are a good reminder of why you should never stare directly into the sun.
Icarus contact lenses are available here.
3. Dragon Eye Contact Lenses
The dragon eye contact lenses are colorful and terrifying. These contact lenses are hand painted to cover the entire eyeball with neon green dragon scales, an orange and black speckled dragon egg design that covers the natural color of your eye, and a black cat's eye style pupil.
Naturally, since the scary dragon eye contacts are custom designed and hand painted, they aren't for contact wearers on a budget at $209 at JustLens.com.
2. Knockout Contact Lenses
Like to look like you just stepped out of a cartoon after a serious boxing match? Then the knock out contact lenses are for you. The design of these scary contact lenses is simple; the white color of the lens overtakes your natural eye color, while a big "X" crosses over your pupil and across your eyeball.
The knockout contact lenses are available from LensesbyMail.com for $55 USD.
1. Cyclops Contact Lenses
Quite possibly the scariest contact lenses of all, the Cyclops contact lenses turn the full surface of the eye completely red, from pupil to iris. These scary contact lenses are most commonly used for movie production; however, the Cyclops contact lenses have also been making a rather strange fashion appearance on the club scene.
The disturbing and rather disgusting Cyclops contact lenses are hand made and hand painted. Available from Fashion-Contact Lenses, this scary fashion accessory retails for 279 GBP. In the US, you can find a similar Ouch Scary Lenses here for $135.
Love these scary contact lenses? You don't need a prescription to order these weird and wacky fashion accessories. However, before purchasing the eyewear do consult an eye doctor to ensure it is safe for your eyes to wear the scary lenses and learn about proper eyecare for contact lense wearers. The ones I selected are a bit pricey but there are scary contact lenses available for less than $30.