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Watertown Eye
(617) 752-3722
2 kingsbury ave
Watertown, MA
Hours
Monday 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Transition Lenses

Mandi Zaltas Kunen
(978) 369-6464
131 Ornac
Concord, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Steven R Brusie
(978) 772-4000
190 Groton Rd
Ayer, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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David Hyungjun Yi
(978) 256-5600
19 Village Sq
Chelmsford, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Paul F Vinger
(781) 862-1620
21 Worthen Rd
Lexington, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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The Sheth Horsley Eye Center
(781) 712-1257
3 Woodland Rd
Stoneham, MA
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Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Surgery, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Glaucoma Surgery, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Laser Vision Correction, Ophthalmologists, Opticians, Transition Lenses

Paul L Gunderson
(978) 772-4000
190 Groton Rd
Ayer, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Gisela Velez
(617) 584-2582
190 Groton Rd
Ayer, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard C Rodman
(781) 862-1620
21 Worthen Rd
Lexington, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Daniel W Tolpin
(781) 862-1620
21 Worthen Rd
Lexington, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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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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