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Is it normal to have not completely closed eyes when asleep?

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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
Ophthalmology 40 years experience
Sometimes: Some patient have what is called nocturnal exposure which means their eyes stay a little open when sleeping. Now if the cornea becomes dry and diseased then we call it nocturnal exposure keratitis and it may be relieved by just putting an ophthalmic gel inside the eye before sleeping.

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Last updated Oct 2, 2013

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