Wearing contact lenses while sleeping can cause cornea infection, ophthalmologist warns

Oluwatobiloba Jaiyeola A Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Dr. Adetunji Adenekan has cautioned Nigerians against sleeping while wearing contact lenses, noting that it is not safe. The eye expert warned that sleeping in contact lenses could increase the risk of eye infections and inflammation because the contact lens may have harboured infections […]

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