Contact Lenses Casa Grande AZ

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JodyL. Dagan,O.D.
(480) 502-7629
1741 East Florence Blvd.
Casa Grande, AZ
 
JohnE. Castro,O.D.
Walmart Vision Center,1741 E. Florence Blvd.
Casa Grande, AZ
 
Tom Wilson OD
(520) 836-9606
653 E Cottonwood Ln
Casa Grande, AZ
 
KennethD. Jeffers,O.D.
(520) 426-9224
Southwestern Eye Center,1919 N. Trekell Rd.
Casa Grande, AZ
 
ErinE. Havens,O.D.
483 W. Seed Farm Rd.
Sacanton, AZ
 
National Vision Inc
(520) 836-3357
1741 E Florence Blvd
Casa Grande, AZ
Services
Optometrist

Paul T Wilson OD PC
(520) 836-9606
653 E Cottonwood Ln
Casa Grande, AZ
Services
Optometrist

MatthewK. Littlejohn,O.D.
(520) 836-9606
Casa Grande Vision Center,653 E Cottonwood Lane
Casa Grande, AZ
 
Southwestern Eye Ctr Ltd
(520) 426-9224
1919 N Trekell Rd
Casa Grande, AZ
Services
Optometrist

MarkM. Bourdeau,O.D.
P.O. Box 38
Sacaton, AZ
 

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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