A 42-year-old member asked:
could you tell me what happens if you wear coloured contacts for over a month?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Don't do it.: You risk your eyes if you sleep in contact lenses. There is a great risk of infection. In addition, you increase your risk of inflammatory conditions such as keratits and giant papillary conjunctivitis. Your eyes are precious - don't put them at risk.
Last updated Sep 11, 2013
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