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Your Eyes Center
(215) 914-5218
176 N. Pine St
Langhorne, PA
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Opticians, Transition Lenses

Rebecca S Walker
(215) 997-2015
700 Horizon Dr
Chalfont, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.DOUGLAS OCONNOR
(215) 997-5033
1758 Allentown Road #11
Hatfield, PA
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Thaddeus S Nowinski
(215) 368-1646
1000 N Broad St
Lansdale, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joseph J Kesselring
(215) 368-1646
1000 N Broad St
Lansdale, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Matossian Eye Associates
(609) 450-7934
1230 Parkway Ave., #103
Ewing, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Surgery, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Glaucoma Surgery, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Laser Vision Correction, Ophthalmologists, Opticians, Transition Lenses

Brian M Sucheski
(215) 997-2015
700 Horizon Dr
Chalfont, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Geoffrey P Schwartz
(215) 368-1646
1000 N Broad St
Lansdale, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas J OConnor
(215) 368-1646
1000 N Broad St
Lansdale, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jonathan B Belmont
(215) 699-7600
124 Dekalb Pike
North Wales, PA
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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