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Joseph Mussoline, MD
(215) 465-7100
1637 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
Business
Ophthalmology Center Ltd
Specialties
Ophthalmology

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Ralph Stuart Milner
(302) 479-3937
3501 Silverside Rd
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Gordon Ackart Bussard
(302) 479-3937
3501 Silverside Road
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Harry Allan LeBowitz
(302) 479-3937
3501 Silverside Rd
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Marimelia Skovronsky
(302) 478-1333
4103 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert Abel
(302) 479-3937
3501 Silverside Rd
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Andrew Marvin Barrett
(302) 479-3937
3501 Silverside Rd
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Sagun Pendse
(302) 479-3937
3501 Silverside Rd
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard Leslie Sherry
(302) 475-6500
2500 Grubb Rd
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Sheldon Morris
(610) 874-5261
30 Medical Center Blvd
Upland, PA
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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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