The Risk of Extended Wear Lenses

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The Risk of Extended Wear Lenses

Some contact lenses, called “extended wear” or “continuous wear” contacts, can be worn for a week or more without removing them. Individuals who sleep in their lenses, however, are at a much higher risk for eye infections or other complications. If you are considering extended wear contacts talk to your eye care professional about the best wear schedule for you.

   

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