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Curtis D Whittington
(601) 353-2020
1190 N State St
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William Clay Ashford
(601) 985-9120
501 Marshall St
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kevin Kosek
(601) 984-5023
2500 N State St
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John Benjamin Milam
(601) 352-4312
1421 N State St
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Fred L McMillan
(601) 948-6886
1421 N State St
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ronald Glenn Herrington
(601) 353-2020
1190 N State St
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Maurice James
(601) 362-4467
971 Lakeland Dr
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert O May
(601) 353-2020
1190 N State St
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Wilson E Moak
(601) 353-2020
1190 N State St
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kirk R Jeffreys
(601) 366-1085
1501 Lakeland Dr
Jackson, MS
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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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