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A 35-year-old member asked:

I always forget to take out my contacts before i go to bed. could this hurt my vision?

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Retinal Surgery 19 years experience
Absolutely: You could get a horrible, blinding eye infection (corneal ulcer). Never sleep in your contacts. Clean them and use them as directed by your eye doctor.

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Last updated Dec 26, 2014

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