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Contact Lenses Bozeman MT

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Timothy J McInnis
(406) 587-1245
300 N Willson Ave
Bozeman, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Lisa A Herrygers
(406) 587-1245
300 N Willson Ave
Bozeman, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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JosephK. Parks,O.D.
1500 N. 7th
Bozeman, MT
 
Manna Vision LLC
(406) 522-5469
816 N 17th Ave
Bozeman, MT
 
Leonard & David Vanio PC
(406) 587-7050
Gallatin Valley Mall #53
Bozeman, MT
Services
Optometrist

Kenneth M Younger
(406) 587-1245
300 N Willson Ave
Bozeman, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Patricia A Cosgrove
(406) 587-1245
300 N Willson Ave
Bozeman, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas Sather OD
You & Eye Optical
(406) 587-9610
1007 W College St
Bozeman, MT
 
National Vision Inc
(406) 585-3758
1500 N 7th Ave
Bozeman, MT
Services
Optometrist

Advanced Eyecare Associates - Drs. Colella, Fink, Johnson & Kimball
Dr. McMurray
(406) 587-0668
4265 Fallon St., Ste. 1
Bozeman, MT
 
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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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