Contact Lenses Bellefontaine OH

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Annette K Terebuh
(937) 593-3881
1107 Rush Ave
Bellefontaine, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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J Terebuh MD Inc
(937) 593-5735
1107 Rush Ave
Bellefontaine, OH
Services
Optometrist

John M Price OD Inc
(937) 592-9966
315 E Columbus Ave
Bellefontaine, OH
Services
Optometrist

Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(937) 592-5000
2053 S Main St
Bellefontaine, OH
Services
Optometrist

J Terebuh MD
Annette Terebush & Assoc
(937) 593-3881
1107 Rush Ave
Bellefontaine, OH
 
Josip Terebuh
(937) 593-3881
1107 Rush Ave
Bellefontaine, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Annette Terebuh MD
Annette Terebush & Assoc
(937) 593-3881
1107 Rush Ave
Bellefontaine, OH
 
Cole Vision Corporation
(937) 592-1009
2119 S Main St
Bellefontaine, OH
Services
Optometrist

GaryE. Contner,O.D.
(937) 599-5315
1008 N. Main St.
Bellefontaine, OH
 
Swartz Family Eyecare Llc
(937) 593-1766
2150 Ewing Crawfis Cir
Bellefontaine, OH
Services
Optometrist

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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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