Contact Lenses Coldwater MI

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Joseph Peter Holicki
(517) 279-7927
142 E Chicago Rd
Coldwater, MI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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David L Becker
(517) 278-3881
35 S Michigan Ave
Coldwater, MI
Services
Optometrist

Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(517) 278-5897
800 E Chicago St
Coldwater, MI
Services
Optometrist

Eric Valiquette OD
Sussex Vision Ctr
(517) 278-4603
59 S Monroe St
Coldwater, MI
 
Holicki Optical Inc
(517) 279-6335
142 E Chicago Rd Ste B
Coldwater, MI
Services
Optometrist

Rx Optical Laboratories Inc
(517) 278-9004
755 E Chicago
Coldwater, MI
Services
Optometrist

DavidL. Becker,O.D.
(517) 278-3881
Becker Eye Care,35 S Michigan Ave
Coldwater, MI
 
JefferyC. Cosgrove,O.D.
(517) 278-4603
59 South Monroe Street
Coldwater, MI
 
Michael L Sussex OD PC
(517) 278-6303
350 Marshall St
Coldwater, MI
Services
Optometrist

Michael Sussex OD
Sussex Vision Ctr
(517) 278-6303
350 Marshall St
Coldwater, MI
 
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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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