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Will sleeping with contact create a scratch on my cornea?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: It could
Most common with overwear of a contact lens is a breakdown of the surface of the cornea termed keratitis.
Corneal abrasion (scratch) is very unlikely. Best to use the lenses as directed by your ophthalmologist.

In brief: It could
Most common with overwear of a contact lens is a breakdown of the surface of the cornea termed keratitis.
Corneal abrasion (scratch) is very unlikely. Best to use the lenses as directed by your ophthalmologist.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics
In brief: Possibly
Sleeping with a contact can not only scratch your corneas but also result in keratitis.
Please follow your ophthalmologists instructions in care of your eyes and use of contacts.

In brief: Possibly
Sleeping with a contact can not only scratch your corneas but also result in keratitis.
Please follow your ophthalmologists instructions in care of your eyes and use of contacts.
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
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