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Will rubbing the sleep out of my eyes eventually lead to vision loss?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
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In brief: No

Best to wash your face and lids/lashes to clear the "sleep" debris.

In brief: No

Best to wash your face and lids/lashes to clear the "sleep" debris.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Probably not

Rubbing the eyes lightly shouldn't cause any problems.
Better still to wash the lids with warm water and apply artificial tears than vigorous rubbing.

In brief: Probably not

Rubbing the eyes lightly shouldn't cause any problems.
Better still to wash the lids with warm water and apply artificial tears than vigorous rubbing.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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