Anyone who wears contact lenses knows that they can sometimes be a hassle. Although they have the best intentions to take them out every night, many people find themselves occasionally sleeping with contacts in. But this is a big mistake. Even if the lenses are “extended wear” or designed to be “slept in”, sleeping in your contacts regularly or even occasionally, can cause damage. Nothing is healthier for the eyes or better for vision than removing the contact lenses at bedtime. So if you’ve ever wondered, “Can I sleep with contacts in?” - the answer is always “no.” Here’s why, along with some eye health tips to keep your eyes in top shape.