Contact Lenses Cottonwood AZ

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Renee McCoy
(928) 634-4200
294 W Hwy 89a
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kevin J Prendiville
(928) 634-4202
270 S Candy Ln
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael Lee Ham
(928) 775-5606
2820 N Glassford Hill Rd
Prescott Valley, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Scott Perkins MD
Fornara Eye Ctr
(928) 634-2883
199 S Candy Ln # 2A
Cottonwood, AZ
 
JamesA. Mathis,O.D.
(928) 634-4530
2003 E. Rodeo Drive
Cottonwood, AZ
 
Brian Myung Chang
(480) 892-8400
270 S Candy Ln
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Farshid Paydar
(928) 203-9600
2530 W Hwy 89a
Sedona, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kevin Prendiville MD
Prendiville Eye Ctr
(928) 634-4202
270 S Candy Ln
Cottonwood, AZ
 
Fornara Eye Center PC
(928) 634-2883
199 S Candy Ln Ste 2a
Cottonwood, AZ
Services
Optometrist

Barry W Jones
(928) 634-5082
299 S Willard St Ste B
Cottonwood, AZ
Services
Optometrist

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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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