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Bartholomew Andrew Martyak
(406) 541-3804
3417 Busch St
Butte, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Leonard & David Vanio PC
(406) 549-9078
1313 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
Services
Optometrist

DanielJ. Farren,O.D.
(406) 494-3336
2410 Amherst Avenue
Butte, MT
 
Michael M Monson OD PC
(406) 494-2222
1240 Dewey Blvd
Butte, MT
Services
Optometrist

David Vainio
(406) 782-2359
1313 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
 
Robert Ian Noble
(406) 723-4004
832 S Montana St
Butte, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Big Sky Optical Inc
(406) 723-5223
14 S Montana St
Butte, MT
Services
Optometrist

Vista Acquisition Llc
(406) 494-1895
3100 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
Services
Optometrist

Dr Lawrence O Larock PC
(406) 494-2222
1240 Dewey Blvd
Butte, MT
Services
Optometrist

Wal-mart Stores Inc
(406) 494-1225
3901 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
Services
Optometrist

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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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