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Contact Lenses Aberdeen SD

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Curt A Wischmeier
(605) 226-2108
310 8th Ave Nw
Aberdeen, SD
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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AngelaJ. Hase,O.D.
(605) 225-4046
Barnett Vision Center LLP,1715 6th Avenue SE
Aberdeen, SD
 
Barnett Vision Center
(605) 225-4046
1715 6th Ave SE
Aberdeen, SD
 
JamesA. Olson,O.D.
(605) 225-2020
Vision Care Associates,310 8th Avenue NW
Aberdeen, SD
 
MarshallP. Dorsett,O.D.
(605) 226-2020
Vision Care Associates, LLP,310 8th Avenue NW
Aberdeen, SD
 
John M Bormes
(605) 226-2108
310 8th Ave Nw
Aberdeen, SD
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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DanielS. Rabitt,O.D.
PO Box 1993
N Sioux City, SD
 
Barnett Vision Center Llp
(605) 225-4046
1715 6th Ave Se
Aberdeen, SD
Services
Optometrist

Jason Lorenz
(605) 225-9315
500 N Highway 281
Aberdeen, SD
 
Duling-Sterling Optical
(605) 725-2020
3315 6th Ave SE
Aberdeen, SD
 
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Contact Lense Materials, Types, History, Care and Wearing Tips

Many are surprised to learn that contact lenses have been around since the late 1920's. However they were made entirely of glass, and covered the entire eye, not just the cornea as they do today. This was uncomfortable to say the least! Even by the 1970's, contact lenses were made of a hard plastic that made it impossible for a patient's eye to receive oxygen to "breathe". The cornea needs to take in oxygen, expel carbon dioxide, and remain wet to function comfortably and properly.

During the 1970's though, new materials were developed for contacts that allowed them to breathe (gas permeable), and function well in a wet environment (hydrophilic). Contact lenses are now quite popular, worn by approximately 30 million people in the USA alone ...

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