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Kevin M Lorenz
(701) 255-4673
620 N 9th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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George H Hilts
(701) 222-3937
200 S 5th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Douglas W Litchfield
(701) 222-3937
200 S 5th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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ThomasL. Deis,O.D.
701-255-58501-1689
Schindler & Deis,204 West Century Avenue
Bismarck, ND
 
RobertNordstrom,O.D.
224-0661
Nordstrom Eye Center,418 E Bdwy
Bismarck, ND
 
Monte John Leidenix
(701) 255-4673
620 N 9th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Patrick J FitzPatrick
(701) 222-3937
200 S 5th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Charles R Volk
(701) 222-3937
200 S 5th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Monte Leidenix MD
Eye Clinic Of North Dakota
(701) 255-4673
620 N 9Th St
Bismarck, ND
 
Tom Kilzer OD
(701) 258-6100
1929 N Washington St
Bismarck, ND
 
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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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