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Dr.Richard Jones
(307) 587-2404
1708 Stampede Avenue
Cody, WY
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Cody Eye Care PC
(307) 587-8700
225 W Yellowstone Ave Ste 4
Cody, WY
Services
Optometrist

Basin Vision Ctr
(307) 587-4206
1531 Bleistein Ave
Cody, WY
 
Richard D Jones OD PC
(307) 587-2404
1708 Stampede Ave
Cody, WY
Services
Optometrist

Basin Vision Center PC
(307) 587-4206
1531 Bleistein Ave
Cody, WY
Services
Optometrist

JonathanM. Hartley,O.D.
(307) 587-4206
Basin Vision Center,1531 Bleistein Avenue
Cody, WY
 
JaceeRenee Puls Cotton,O.D.
(307) 587-4206
Basin Vision Center PC,1531 Bleistein
Cody, WY
 
RichardD Jones,O.D.
(307) 587-2404
Family Vision CLinic,P.O Box 1300
Cody, WY
 
JasonBranson Whitman,O.D.
321 Yellowstone Ave
Cody, WY
 
TerryJ. Cole,O.D.
(307) 587-4206
Basin Vision Center PC,1531 Bleistein
Cody, WY
 
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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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