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Roger Dale Berglund
(218) 625-1917
4815 W Arrowhead Rd
Hermantown, MN
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Ophthalmology

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Jeffrey Ross Weis
(218) 625-1917
4815 W Arrowhead Rd
Hermantown, MN
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Ophthalmology

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Robert W Hollenhorst
(218) 720-3553
5007 Matterhorn Dr
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Peter Samuel Austin
(218) 722-6655
324 W Superior St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Sarah Elsing Galchus
(218) 786-3937
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Susan J Relf
(218) 720-3553
5007 Matterhorn Dr
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Upali P Aturaliya
(218) 720-3553
5007 Matterhorn Dr
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Daniel Ludvic Maryland
(218) 722-5871
332 East Central Entrance
Duluth, MN
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Ophthalmology

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Kevin William Treacy
(218) 722-6655
324 W Superior St
Duluth, MN
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Ophthalmology

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John Sukhoon Yoon
(715) 395-3900
109 N 28th St E
Superior, WI
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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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