Contact Lenses Bennettsville SC

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Kurt Andrew Jute
(910) 277-1411
1603 Medical Dr
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dudley C Beaty Jr OD
(843) 479-3331
208 Broad St
Bennettsville, SC
Services
Optometrist

HalTrimmier,O.D.
(843) 479-2020
Pee Dee Eye Assoc,602 E. Main Street
Bennettsville, SC
 
Elizabeth Beaty OD
Cade Vision Ctr
(843) 479-3331
208 Broad St
Bennettsville, SC
 
John Hazelton OD
Owens Eyecare Ctr
(843) 537-7711
705 Chesterfield Hwy
Cheraw, SC
 
Christopher Buchanan OD
Pee Dee Eye Assoc
(843) 479-2020
602 E Main St
Bennettsville, SC
 
Beaty Eye Clinic And Associates Inc
(843) 479-3331
208 Broad St
Bennettsville, SC
Services
Optometrist

Pee Dee Eye Associates PA
(843) 479-2020
602 E Main St
Bennettsville, SC
Services
Optometrist

HowardW. Tucker,O.D.
Tucker & Newman,602 East Main Street
Bennetsville, SC
 
RichardE. Owens,O.D.
(843) 537-7711
Owens Eyecare Center,705 Chesterfield Hwy
Cheraw, SC
 
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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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