Contact Lenses Central Falls RI

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Safa F Wagdi
(401) 723-0030
1002 Broad Street
Central Falls, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Lin Chou
(401) 728-9350
465 East Ave
Pawtucket, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Alfred A Paul
(401) 728-9350
465 East Ave
Pawtucket, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Carl Corrow
(401) 331-2020
132 Old River Rd # 201
Lincoln, RI
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Elliot M Perlman
(401) 272-2020
150 E Manning St
Providence, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ezra Louis Galler
(401) 728-1400
333 School St
Pawtucket, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert Emmett Curran
(401) 725-4333
333 School St
Pawtucket, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Glenn Stephen Prescod
(401) 725-3600
333 School St
Pawtucket, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert Sl Kinder
(401) 272-2020
150 E Manning St
Providence, RI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joseph L Dowling
(401) 272-2020
150 E Manning St
Providence, RI
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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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