Contact Lenses Colonial Heights VA

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Legacy Eye Care
(804) 631-9997
3500 South Crater Road
Petersburg, VA
Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Surgery, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Surgery, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Opticians, Transition Lenses

James Bowles
(804) 524-0610
430 Clairmont Ct
Colonial Heights, VA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Brent Elliot Smith
(804) 524-0610
430 Clairmont Ct
Colonial Heights, VA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.GARY MANNHEIMER
(804) 524-0200
Ste 24, 798 Southpark Boulevard
Colonial Heights, VA
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Willis M Madden
(804) 733-2177
2719 S Crater Rd
Petersburg, VA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Pranay Gupta
(804) 243-2020
3660 Boulevard
Colonial Heights, VA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William Rosenberger
(804) 524-0610
430 Clairmont Court
Colonial Heights, VA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William Waschler
(804) 524-0610
430 Clairmont Ct
Colonial Heights, VA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Shantaram Talegaonkar
(804) 458-4802
304 W Broadway Ave
Hopewell, VA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dennis C Pratt
(804) 675-5112
1201 Broad Rock Blvd
Richmond, VA
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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