Contact Lenses Blackfoot ID

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Dr.Jared Birch
(208) 529-4333
1689 Pancheri Drive
Idaho Falls, ID
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Wal-mart Stores Inc
(208) 785-0277
565 Jensen Grove Dr
Blackfoot, ID
Services
Optometrist

Dennis N Marshall
(208) 785-3063
745 W Bridge St Ste A
Blackfoot, ID
Services
Optometrist

StanleyMatsuura,O.D.
(208) 785-7274
34 S E Main Street,P.O. Box 1052
Blackfoot, ID
 
CodyE. Jones,O.D.
(208) 785-7274
Complete Family Eye Care,34 SE Main St Ste 101
Blackfoot, ID
 
Stanley Matsurra
(208) 785-7274
34 Se Main St
Blackfoot, ID
Services
Optometrist

LeonC. Peterson,O.D.
Box 1048
Blackfoot, ID
 
Leon Peterson OD
(208) 785-2210
310 W Idaho St
Blackfoot, ID
Services
Optometrist

Complete Family Eye Care
Dr. Cody Jones
(208) 785-7274
34 SE Main St., Ste. 101
Blackfoot, ID
 
ShemayneS. McCarthy,O.D.
(208) 785-7274
34 S E Main Street,P.O. Box 1052
Blackfoot, ID
 
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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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