“Can I wear contact lenses to sleep?” is a common question among contact lens wearers. Because up to one-third of people1 who wear contact lenses sleep and nap while wearing contact lenses. Which is said to be far more dangerous to your eyes than you might know.
Contact lenses are not intended to be worn when sleeping. Do not believe anyone who tells you that you can wear contact lenses to sleep because it cannot be used while sleeping and should not be worn at all when sleeping. Why? Here is the reason.
If you slept with your contact lenses on and awoke the next day with abnormalities in your eyes, you should consult an optometrist or visit your eye care provider at soonest convenience.
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