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If you want to occasionally sleep in your lenses ask your doctor about a “flexible wear” schedule. You may be prescribed extended wear contacts which are approved for overnight wear, but don’t have to be kept in every night. You may use these lenses as regular disposable contacts and sleep in them if needed. This way if you want to sleep in your lenses occasionally you can do so safely.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|