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Contact Lenses Bastrop LA

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James R McCue
(318) 281-2705
608 S Washington St
Bastrop, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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JamesE. Rux,O.D.
(318) 281-2200
210 South Odom
Bastrop, LA
 
GareyE. Ware,O.D.
(318) 281-6682
404 South Washington Street
Bastrop, LA
 
Garey E Ware OD Faao
(318) 281-6682
404 S Washington St
Bastrop, LA
Services
Optometrist

Cole Vision Corporation
(318) 361-4835
4700 Millhaven Rd
Monroe, LA
Services
Optometrist

Gerald Ball Broussard
(318) 387-2015
1250 Pecanland Rd
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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RichardR. Russell,O.D.
(318) 281-2200
210 South Odom
Bastrop, LA
 
Optique
(318) 281-2200
210 S Odom St
Bastrop, LA
 
JustinR. Sasser,O.D.
(318) 325-4992
4700 Millhaven Rd.,Suite 1090
Monroe, LA
 
SheldonM Anderson,O.D.
(318) 345-8233
414 Stevenson Dr
Monroe, LA
 
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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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