Contact Lenses Castle Rock CO

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James Bernard Conahan
(303) 346-8400
9330 South University Blvd
Highlands Ranch, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Terrence S Spencer
(303) 740-9310
6881 S Yosemite St
Centennial, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Raymond J Nagashima
(720) 348-4715
9285 Hepburn St
Highlands Ranch, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.MARK JAEHNING
(303) 369-1020
Southlands Vision, 6290 South Main St.
Aurora, CO
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Earl Randy Craven
(303) 797-1900
26 W Dry Creek Cir
Littleton, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Lawrence D Spivack
(303) 740-9310
6881 S Yosemite St
Centennial, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kim Burrell
(303) 699-3107
14000 E Arapahoe Rd
Centennial, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Lisa B Philpott
(720) 348-4702
9285 Hepburn St
Highlands Ranch, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Kevin Anderson
(970) 223-0592
Southlands Vision, 6290 South Main St.
Aurora, CO
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.8, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Harrison Frensley Hayes
(303) 794-1111
26 W Dry Creek Cir
Littleton, CO
Specialty
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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