Contact Lenses Colorado Springs CO

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Archdale Eyecare - South
(719) 306-0510
1541 S. 8th Street
Colorado Springs, CO
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Treatment, Opticians, Transition Lenses

John Russell Wright
(719) 634-2001
2485 E Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jonathan Gerald Williams
(719) 473-9595
3030 N Circle Dr
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dean William Carlson
(719) 471-2020
525 N Tejon St
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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James Paul Barad
(719) 471-2020
525 N Tejon St
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Archdale Eyecare - North
(719) 208-7533
7095 Lexington Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Treatment, Opticians, Transition Lenses

James K Luu
(719) 548-5093
3030 N. Circle Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Mark E Chittum
(719) 473-9595
3030 N Circle Dr
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert Cheek Gardner
(719) 471-2020
525 N Tejon St
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ronald W Pelton
(719) 329-0040
455 E Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO
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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