Contact Lenses Camp Lejeune NC

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Larry Brent Wilshire
(910) 355-3937
6 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Carol Ann Johnston
(910) 355-3937
6 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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BrianD. Engesser,O.D.
(910) 451-9037
Optometry Clinic, Hadno Point Branch Clinic,Bldg 15
Camp Lejeune, NC
 
Christina Buteria MD
Office Park Eye Ctr
(910) 355-3937
6 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC
 
L Brent Wilshire MD
Office Park Eye Ctr
(910) 355-3937
6 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC
 
Bryan David Garruto
(910) 355-3937
6 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Clyde Kent Price
(910) 353-1030
264 Memorial Drive
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Price Eye Clinic P A
(910) 353-1030
264 Memorial Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Services
Optometrist

PatrickM. Dooley,O.D.
(910) 353-9200
Optometric Eye Care Center,314 Jacksonville Mall
Jacksonville, NC
 
G M Conekin OD
Insight Optometric Svc
(910) 353-0541
200 Doctors Dr # K
Jacksonville, NC
 
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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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