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Contact Lenses Ardmore OK

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Dean M Sherry
(580) 226-3100
2408 N Commerce St
Ardmore, OK
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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SarahE. Clay,O.D.
(580) 223-8676
226 North Main
Ardmore, OK
 
GarlandW. Clay,O.D.
(580) 223-3059
PO Box 1848,226 W. Main
Ardmore, OK
 
SarahLitteken Ross,O.D.
(580) 223-4500
Eye Solutions,1117 Walnut Drive
Ardmore, OK
 
Dr Don P Martin OD Inc
(580) 223-6780
1122 Walnut Dr
Ardmore, OK
Services
Optometrist

Dr G W Clay Optomotrist
(580) 223-8676
P.O. BOX 1848
Ardmore, OK
 
Family Vision Care
(580) 226-3523
P.O. BOX 1622
Ardmore, OK
 
DavidS. Hobbs,O.D.
(580) 226-5858
Hobbs Eyecare,1203 West Broadway
Ardmore, OK
 
M.Rebecca Barnes,O.D.
(580) 223-0055
Barnes Vision Clinic,1911 N. Commerce
Ardmore, OK
 
GregoryB. Clay,O.D.
(580) 223-3059
PO Box 1848,226 W. Main
Ardmore, OK
 
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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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