It is not advisable to sleep whilst wearing your contact lenses unless you have been provided with extended/continuous wear lenses and been authorised to do so by your Optician.
Sleeping in your contact lenses can cause the eye to become deprived of oxygen which can cause a greater risk of infection or lead to corneal ulcers.
At your trial and fitting your Optician can assess your suitability for an extended/continuous wear schedule.
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