For many people, it is easier and less time consuming to buy their contact lenses online, and in some cases cheaper!. But all these favourables can result in some adverse circumstances.
If you do decide that you are going to buy lenses online, be careful!. The Federation of Opthalmic and Dispensing Opticians (FODO) says a number of their members have found patients who have bought sub-standard lenses from internet sites. These are the latest cases that have gotten recent media coverage-: