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What are the risks of sleeping with contact lenses?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
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In brief: A few

Sleeping in contact lenses causes a ten-fold increased risk of getting an eye infection.
Also sleeping in lenses increases the risk of inflammtory disorders such as keratitis and giant papillary conjunctivitis. There are currently two brands that are okay to sleep in - pure vision and night and days. Do not sleep in any of the other brands.

In brief: A few

Sleeping in contact lenses causes a ten-fold increased risk of getting an eye infection.
Also sleeping in lenses increases the risk of inflammtory disorders such as keratitis and giant papillary conjunctivitis. There are currently two brands that are okay to sleep in - pure vision and night and days. Do not sleep in any of the other brands.
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