Contact Lenses Bullhead City AZ

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Daniel C Schickner
(928) 763-4333
1800 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Mohave Eye Centers Ltd
(928) 763-1000
3003 Highway 95 Ste 11
Bullhead City, AZ
Services
Optometrist

RoryB Murphy,O.D.
Western Medical Eye Center,1800 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Kenneth Westfield MD
Mohave Eye Ctr
(928) 763-1000
3003 Highway 95 # 11
Bullhead City, AZ
 
JosephP. Olish,O.D.
(928) 758-2020
Colorado River Eye Care,2840 Highway 95, #108
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Scott Arnold Glesmann
(928) 763-4333
1800 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Wal-mart Stores Inc
(520) 758-1450
2840 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
Services
Optometrist

RichardA. OHeren,O.D.
(928) 758-2020
Colorado River Eye Care,2840 Highway 95, #108
Bullhead City, AZ
 
EricB. Jones,O.D.
2840 Hwy 95,Suite 108
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Family Vision Care
(702) 298-5599
3650 S Pointe Cir
Laughlin, NV
 
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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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