Contact Lenses Campbellsville KY

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Thomas G Abell
(270) 789-2023
1800 Old Lebanon Rd
Campbellsville, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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ArthurA. Haley,O.D.
(270) 469-4393
399 Campbellsville Bypass,Suite 116
Campbellsville, KY
 
Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(270) 789-0734
725 Campbellsville Byp
Campbellsville, KY
Services
Optometrist

Paul L Patterson Ii OD Psc
(270) 465-4677
295 Campbellsville Byp Ste 1
Campbellsville, KY
Services
Optometrist

EYE Institute
(270) 789-2023
1800 Old Lebanon Rd
Campbellsville, KY
 
PaulL. Patterson,Jr.O.D.
295 Campbellsville Bypass Suit
Campbellsville, KY
 
Joseph W Segree OD
(270) 465-3669
1401 Longview Dr
Campbellsville, KY
 
Leslie N Richardson OD
(270) 465-8596
1320 E Broadway St
Campbellsville, KY
 
Margena Osborne OD
Leithsield Eye Care Ctr
(270) 465-3669
725 Campbellsville Byp
Campbellsville, KY
 
Arthur A Haley OD Psc
(270) 469-4393
399 Campbellsville Byp # 116
Campbellsville, KY
 
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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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