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Eye Doctor Shares Scary Photos of Patient Who Slept in Contact Lenses


When you first get your contact lenses, you're told over and over again that hygiene is key. And importantly, you're told not to sleep with your contact lenses in. 

And to make that point even stronger, Dr. Patrick Vollmer, an ophthalmologist from Vita Eye Clinic in Shelby, North Carolina, recently took to Facebook to share extreme photos of a patient's cornea being eaten away by bacteria after she slept in contact lenses.