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Dr.Peter Diedrichsen
(402) 563-3686
3772 43rd Ave # A
Columbus, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Hospital: Columbus Comm Hosp, Columbus, Ne
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Eyecare Associates Of Columbus P C
(402) 564-0545
1371 29th Ave
Columbus, NE
Services
Optometrist

MichelleL Flint,O.D.
3171 30th Avenue
Columbus, NE
 
Eye Physicians
(402) 563-3686
3103 13th St
Columbus, NE
Services
Optometrist

Daniel Mickey OD
Optometric Center Of Columbus
(402) 564-0545
Po Box 1248
Columbus, NE
 
RichardP. Haney,O.D.
(402) 563-3686
Eye Physicians, P.C.,3772 43rd Ave
Columbus, NE
 
Marcia Muhle
Eye Physicians
(402) 563-3686
3103 13Th St
Columbus, NE
 
RogerG. Holling,O.D.
(402) 564-2020
3702 23rd Street
Columbus, NE
 
JayR. Trofholz,O.D.
(402) 564-2020
OPTOMETRIC CENTER OF COLUMBUS,P.C.,3702 23rd Street
Columbus, NE
 
DanielK. Mickey,O.D.
(402) 564-0545
Eyecare Associates of Columbus, P.C.,1371 29th Avenue
Columbus, NE
 
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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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