» » ยป

Contact Lenses Burley ID

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Contact Lenses. You will find informative articles about Contact Lenses, including "Contact Lense Materials, Types, History, Care and Wearing Tips". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Burley, ID that can help answer your questions about Contact Lenses.

Burley Eye Care Ctr
(208) 678-3539
1970 Overland Ave
Burley, ID
 
DelbertOman,O.D.
(208) 678-3539
Burley Eye Care Center,1970 Overland Avenue
Burley, ID
 
Jack Zarybnisky OD
Burley Eye Care Ctr
(208) 678-3539
1970 Overland Ave
Burley, ID
 
Wal-mart Stores Inc
(208) 677-4804
415 Riverview Dr
Burley, ID
Services
Optometrist

Family Vision And Eye Care PA
(208) 436-3455
714 G St
Rupert, ID
Services
Optometrist

Vista Acquisition Llc
(208) 678-0472
342 E Fifth N Sp Ste 21 B
Burley, ID
Services
Optometrist

JackG. Zarybnisky,O.D.
(208) 678-3539
1970 Overland Ave
Burley, ID
 
Gale E Keen
(208) 678-2491
2219 Overland Ave
Burley, ID
Services
Optometrist

Burley Eye Care Center Llp
(208) 678-3539
1970 Overland Ave
Burley, ID
Services
Optometrist

ToddG. Slusser,O.D.
(208) 436-3455
714 G Street,P.O. Box 615
Rupert, ID
 

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 ...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Eyes-and-Vision.com


Copyright 2006-2010 Vision Health