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Contact Lenses Alpena MI

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Robert Mark Currier
(989) 354-3171
127 Park Pl
Alpena, MI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Darwin D Ristow
(517) 354-8552
2578 Us Highway 23 S
Alpena, MI
Services
Optometrist

Michael K Harkins & Mark A Karstenp
(989) 354-5890
200 E Chisholm St
Alpena, MI
Services
Optometrist

Harkins & Karsten Od
(989) 354-5890
P.O. BOX 158
Alpena, MI
 
Robert M Currier D O P C
(517) 356-4911
127 Park Pl
Alpena, MI
Services
Optometrist

Alpena Optical Co
(989) 356-0688
205 W Chisholm St
Alpena, MI
 
MichaelHarkins,O.D.
(517) 354-5890
206 Long Rapids Road
Alpena, MI
 
Vision Care Ctr
(989) 356-4231
1035 Us Highway 23 N
Alpena, MI
 
John K Parseghian OD
(989) 356-2541
125 E Chisholm St
Alpena, MI
 
Nichols Optical Inc
(989) 356-9096
2368 Us Highway 23 S
Alpena, MI
Services
Optometrist

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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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