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Daniel T Weaver
(406) 238-2500
2825 8th Ave N
Billings, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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James S Good
(406) 238-2500
2825 8th Ave N
Billings, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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George Frederick Hatch
(406) 252-5681
1221 N 26th Street
Billings, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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James Thomas Priddy
(406) 256-6000
1232 N 30th St
Billings, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.KERRY SANCHEZ
(406) 259-2567
1445 Avenue B # A
Billings, MT
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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DeBorah G Keenum
(406) 238-2500
2825 8th Ave N
Billings, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jerald A Bell
(406) 238-2501
2825 8th Ave N
Billings, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael H Power
(406) 256-6000
1232 N 30th St
Billings, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Brian Lagreca
(406) 252-6608
2475 Village Lane #102
Billings, MT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Deaconess Billings Clinic
(406) 238-2500
2825 8th Ave N
Billings, MT
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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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