Contact Lenses American Fork UT

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Jesse N Hunsaker
(801) 756-9627
12 N 1100 E
American Fork, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jay D Clark
(801) 224-6767
175 N 400 W
Orem, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael Scott Abrams
(801) 426-9800
700 W 800 N
Orem, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Larry Noble
(801) 375-2020
3200 North Canyon Road
Provo, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Todd Lewis
(801) 373-4550
Ste 10A, 2230 North University Parkway
Provo, UT
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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William Scott Lohner
(801) 756-9627
12 N 1100 E
American Fork, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Bill Codner
(801) 224-4799
209 N State St
Orem, UT
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Jamie M Monroe
(801) 224-6767
175 N 400 W
Orem, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas Dyreng Myers
(801) 224-3565
280 River Park Dr
Provo, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.TRAER CAYWOOD
(801) 377-4333
1355 N University Ave #100
Provo, UT
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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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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