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JeffreyW. Sanger,O.D.
(402) 223-4098
Eyecare Specialists,2005 East Court Street
Beatrice, NE
 
Eyecare Specialties Pc Of Lincoln
(402) 223-4098
2005 E Court St
Beatrice, NE
Services
Optometrist

H & K Optical Inc
(402) 223-2950
2205 N 6th St
Beatrice, NE
Services
Optometrist

Monte Von Adams
(402) 228-1012
512 Bell St
Beatrice, NE
Services
Optometrist

JamesL. Nedrow,O.D.
1415 Oak
Beatrice, NE
 
GordonC. Stelting,O.D.
(402) 223-4098
EyeCare Specialties, PC,2005 East Court
Beatrice, NE
 
Eyecare Specialties
(402) 223-4098
2005 Court St
Beatrice, NE
 
CrestonM. Myers,O.D.
(402) 223-4098
EyeCare Specialties, PC,2005 East Court
Beatrice, NE
 
StevenP. Sandman,O.D.
(402) 223-4098
Eyecare Specialists,2005 East Court Street
Beatrice, NE
 
NicoleA. Morrissey,O.D.
(402) 223-4098
EyeCare Specialties, PC,2005 East Court
Beatrice, NE
 

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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