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Stephen J Massicotte, MD
(317) 280-8410
3955 Eagle Creek Pkwy
Indianapolis, IN
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Stephen J Massicotte MD PC
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Ophthalmology

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Christopher Bauer Pesavento
(317) 334-4424
3985 W 106th St
Carmel, IN
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Ophthalmology

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Michael A Behforouz
(317) 334-4424
3985 W 106th St
Carmel, IN
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Ophthalmology

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John H Abrams
(317) 846-4223
11455 N Meridian St
Carmel, IN
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Ophthalmology

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Daryl Edward Kurz
(317) 817-1822
201 Pennsylvania Pkwy
Indianapolis, IN
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Ophthalmology

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Earl E Lanter
(317) 844-6269
10610 N Pennsylvania St
Indianapolis, IN
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Ophthalmology

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Jeremiah Tao
(317) 817-1976
201 Pennsylvania Pkwy
Indianapolis, IN
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Ophthalmology

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Michael A Rothbaum
(317) 846-4223
11455 N Meridian St
Carmel, IN
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Ophthalmology

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Donald Leon Wilson
(317) 817-1359
201 Pennsylvania Pkwy
Indianapolis, IN
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Ophthalmology

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Nicholas Frank Hrisomalos
(317) 817-1500
201 Pennsylvania Pkwy
Indianapolis, IN
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Ophthalmology

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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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