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Sensational Eyes Vision Clinic - David Himel, OD
(720) 833-7173
1280 Centaur Village
Lafayette, CO
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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, Opticians, Transition Lenses

Annie Chang
(303) 422-2305
7950 Kipling St
Arvada, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Cynthia Noelle Tarkanian
(303) 422-2305
7950 Kipling St
Arvada, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Christopher M Bardorf
(303) 456-9456
4875 Ward Rd
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Diana M DeSantis
(303) 456-9456
4875 Ward Rd
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John Andrew DuVall
(303) 422-2305
7950 Kipling Street
Arvada, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Malcolm Avedis Tarkanian
(303) 422-2305
7950 Kipling St
Arvada, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Judeth Jensen
(303) 421-5077
4803 Ward Rd
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert Allen King
(303) 456-9456
4875 Ward Rd
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Anna L Steele
(303) 456-9456
4875 Ward Rd
Wheat Ridge, CO
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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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