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Ryan S McKinnon
(208) 455-2355
1818 S 10th Ave
Caldwell, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kenneth M Hainsworth
(208) 455-2355
1818 S 10th Ave
Caldwell, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.PHILIP RAINEY
(208) 461-2010
1213 N Jacob Allcott Way
Nampa, ID
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Jorge A Martinez
(208) 498-1700
1615 12th Ave Rd
Nampa, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Johanna M Jensen
(208) 467-4406
1615 12th Ave Rd
Nampa, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.BRIAN MCGOURTY
(208) 467-1361
1702 South Kimball Avenue
Caldwell, ID
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dr.Drew Dayton
(208) 585-9500
622 Star Boulevard
Middleton, ID
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Hospital: Hometown Family Eyecare
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Leo S Harf
(208) 466-2222
4400 Flamingo Ave E.
Nampa, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Peter E Jensen
(208) 467-4406
1615 12th Ave Rd
Nampa, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.KEVIN MCELROY
(208) 888-5252
1012 North Main Street
Meridian, ID
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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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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