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44 Health Mistakes People Make Every Day

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Wearing your contact lenses when you sleep

“Don’t nap or sleep in contact lenses,” says Stephanie Pisano , OD, clinical assistant professor of optometry at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. “Contact lenses are basically sponges that can hold a lot of bacteria and other debris against the eyes. When you sleep in contact lenses, you’re preventing the movement of tears, which helps eliminate some of the bacteria.” Catching a few z’s in your contacts also prevents oxygen from getting to the cornea, she says. (Avoid these other contact lens mistakes .)

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