Contact Lenses Brookings SD

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Ronald R Tesch
(605) 692-7315
2311 Yorkshire Drive
Brookings, SD
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Clayton Twitero, O.D.
(605) 697-6880
2425 6th St.
Brookings, SD
 
ClaytonP. Twitero,O.D.
(605) 697-6880
Brookings Vision Center,2425 Sixth St.
Brookings, SD
 
TrishaJ Morehouse,O.D.
2311 Yorkshire Drive
Brookings, SD
 
Cp Twitero
(605) 697-6880
2425 6th St
Brookings, SD
Services
Optometrist

Kenneth J Knudtson
(605) 692-7315
2311 Yorkshire Drive
Brookings, SD
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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GaryL. Vanderzee,O.D.
(605) 336-3230
VAMC,209 Grey Owl Pass
Brookings, SD
 
Optical Shop Inc
(605) 692-5173
112 22nd Ave
Brookings, SD
Services
Optometrist

Jason C Jahn OD PC
(605) 692-2020
1100 6th St
Brookings, SD
Services
Optometrist

JasonC. Jahn,O.D.
(605) 692-2020
PO Box 228
Brookings, SD
 
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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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