Contact Lenses Ashland City TN

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Peter L Sonkin, MD
(615) 320-7911
2011 Murphy Ave
Nashville, TN
Business
Retina-Vitreous Associates
Specialties
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Kelli J Jackson
(615) 352-9699
615 Old Hickory Boulevard
Nashville, TN
Gender
F
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Joseph W Scobey
(615) 865-1860
3443 Dickerson Pike
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Rebecca J Taylor
(615) 297-6591
4306 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Frank H Scott
(615) 297-6591
4306 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Carl Awh, MD
(615) 320-7911
2011 Murphy Ave
Nashville, TN
Business
Retina-Vitreous Associates
Specialties
Ophthalmology

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William M Goodman
(615) 860-1505
3443 Dickerson Pike
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Gates J Wayburn
(615) 383-4303
4306 Harding Rd
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Howard H Rosenblum
(615) 352-7479
4306 Harding Rd
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Abraham Pacha Cheij
(615) 385-2020
4306 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN
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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