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Contact Lenses Casper WY

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Ronald Eugene Gibson
(307) 235-4185
1705 E 12th St
Casper, WY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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DeonK. Zeitner,O.D.
Central Wyoming Optometric Center,145 West Ninth St
Casper, WY
 
LukeD. Brog,O.D.
(307) 266-2020
Brattis Vision Clinic,770 East 2nd Street
Casper, WY
 
Jerry Larsen OD
Eye Institute
(307) 266-9988
1940 E 1St St
Casper, WY
 
NickJ. Brattis,O.D.
(307) 266-2020
Brattis Vision Clinic,770 East 2nd Street
Casper, WY
 
Dr.Douglas Hodgson
(307) 237-4962
4400 East 2nd Street
Casper, WY
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.8, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Eye Institute Of Wyoming
(307) 235-5384
301 S Fenway St Ste 102
Casper, WY
Services
Optometrist

Family Vision Clinic
Dr. Mike Harris & Dr. Andrew Ochiltree
(307) 237-8713
1328 E. 12th
Casper, WY
 
PaulGustafson,O.D.
(307) 237-9494
Casper Vision Center,543 S. David St
Casper, WY
 
Casper Vision Ctr
(307) 237-9494
230 W 9th St
Casper, WY
 
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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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