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Sensational Eyes Vision Clinic - David Himel, OD
(720) 833-7173
1280 Centaur Village
Lafayette, CO
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Opticians, Transition Lenses

William A Roberts
(303) 449-3770
385 Broadway
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ken Kreidl
(303) 440-3000
2750 Broadway St
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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David Litoff
(303) 554-5060
580 Mohawk Dr
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John F Kloor
(303) 554-5060
580 Mohawk Dr
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Marilyn A Dougherty
(303) 449-3770
385 Broadway
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Niles F Utlaut
(303) 440-5033
1155 Alpine Ave
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Donald McCormack
(303) 440-3000
2750 Broadway St
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Brian Nichols
(303) 444-3000
4745 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Donald Joseph Keller
(303) 444-3000
4745 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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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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