Category: Worldly Possessions
Fatwa#: 2368
Asked Country: United Kingdom

Answered Date: Feb 22,2001

Title: Can a person wear colored contact lenses? Why are there so many views?Which is the correct opinion?



If contact lenses are prescribed by an Optometrist due to medical reasons, it is permissible. It is permissible for a female to beautify herself only for her husband with contact lenses. If there is a possibility of any deception by wearing contact lenses, for example, a boy seeing a girl with the intention of marriage, then she cannot wear coloured contact lenses. It is not permissible for a male to beautify himself with coloured contact lenses. and Allah Ta'ala Knows Best Mufti Ebrahim Desai FATWA DEPT.

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