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Dr.Michael Marino
(919) 367-8411
113 Salem Towne Court
Apex, NC
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Amit Kumar
(919) 859-4511
940 Se Cary Parkway
Cary, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kenneth William Roach
(919) 567-3709
1000 N Main St
Fuquay Varina, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Mahlon A Dickens
(919) 782-5400
2709 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Charles H Robinson
(919) 782-5400
2709 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Christopher Paul Fleming
(919) 233-2020
400 Ashville Ave
Cary, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Demetrian Ivan Dornic
(919) 467-9955
3701 Nw Cary Pkwy
Cary, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Paul S Riske
(919) 782-5400
2709 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Sidney Loy Gulledge
(919) 782-5210
4301 Lake Boone Trl
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kerry Edmund Hunt
(919) 944-0080
4201 Lake Boone Trl
Raleigh, NC
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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