Contact Lenses
January 20, 2019
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A young woman sleeps in her bed.

Written By: Jennifer Churchill
Sep. 28, 2018


Sleeping in contact lenses increases your risk for nasty eye infections six- to eightfold. It’s one of the most common and risky things teen and adult contact lens wearers do. It doesn’t matter if you wear extended-wear lenses or if you fall asleep in them accidentally, or only occasionally.

Don’t believe the statistics? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a  report detailing horrific stories of teens and adults who slept in their contacts and badly damaged their vision.