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Is it better to sleep with your contacts for one night, or to leave your lenses in plain water overnight?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
8 doctors agree

In brief: Neither

There is no way to know if either way is actually worse or better. Neither option is a good one, and this is not the situation in which to try finding the lesser of two evils.
Both can lead to disastrous visual complications. Your best option is not to wear contacts at all if you are concerned that you may find yourself in this type of situation.

In brief: Neither

There is no way to know if either way is actually worse or better. Neither option is a good one, and this is not the situation in which to try finding the lesser of two evils.
Both can lead to disastrous visual complications. Your best option is not to wear contacts at all if you are concerned that you may find yourself in this type of situation.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Mark Golden
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Blind from contacts

Tap water is not clean and there is tremendous risk in its use.
Sleeping in your contacts is also risky. Your concern should be of causing a corneal ulcer which can lead to blindess.

In brief: Blind from contacts

Tap water is not clean and there is tremendous risk in its use.
Sleeping in your contacts is also risky. Your concern should be of causing a corneal ulcer which can lead to blindess.
Dr. Mark Golden
Dr. Mark Golden
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