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Galen Grayson, MD
(704) 295-0001
817 E Morehead St
Charlotte, NC
Business
Genesis Eye Center
Specialties
Ophthalmology

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Claxton Allen Baer
(704) 782-1127
201 Le Phillip Ct
Concord, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Sandra M Brown
(704) 782-1127
201 Lephillip Court N.E.
Concord, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kurt K Lark
(704) 782-1127
201 Lephillip Court N.E.
Concord, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Wesley Dobbs Clement
(704) 510-3100
230 E Wt Harris Blvd
Charlotte, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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David K Harper
(704) 782-1127
201 Le Phillip Ct
Concord, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Gary T Raflo
(704) 782-1127
201 Le Phillip Ct
Concord, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.KIRSTEN ALBRECHT
584 Church St
Concord, NC
Gender
F
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Kisten Albrecht
Modern Eye Care, Suite 202, 5325 Vining Street
Concord, NC
Gender
F
Speciality
Optometrist
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1.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Erin O'malley Schotthoefer
(704) 295-3000
16455 Statesville Rd
Huntersville, NC
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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