Contact Lenses Cedar Falls IA

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Benjamin L Mason
(319) 287-5890
999 Home Plz
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Daniel Sivert Miller
(319) 234-2616
909 E San Marnan Drive
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.MATTHEW POLLASTRINI
(319) 352-2020
124 2nd Street Northeast
Waverly, IA
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Anthony D Bailey OD PC
(319) 266-1136
3207 Cedar Heights Dr
Cedar Falls, IA
Services
Optometrist

PaulT. Creeden,O.D.
(319) 266-0345
The Eyecare Associates,516 S. Division St
Cedar Falls, IA
 
Michael John Puk
(319) 234-2616
909 E San Marnan Drive
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard C Mauer
(319) 234-6749
3410 Kimball Ave
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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AnthonyD. Bailey,O.D.
(319) 266-1136
3207 Cedar Heights Dr.,P.O. Box 217
Cedar Falls, IA
 
KenR. Brost,O.D.
(319) 266-5093
3207 CEDAR HEIGHTS DRIVE
Cedar Falls, IA
 
Iowa Eyecare Associates PC
(319) 266-0345
516 S Division St
Cedar Falls, IA
Services
Optometrist

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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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