Contact Lenses Crossville TN

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Michael Stewart Galloway
(931) 484-3344
57 Fairfield Blvd
Crossville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Larry E Patterson
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Ln
Crossville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Bob Turney OD
Turney & Boyd
(931) 484-4861
645 S Main St # 102
Crossville, TN
 
BrianB. Dubes,O.D.
(931) 484-6546
2542 North Main Street,Suite 1
Crossville, TN
 
Drs Turney & Boyd Optometry PLLC
(931) 484-4861
645 S Main St Ste 102
Crossville, TN
Services
Optometrist

David Williamss Litchford
(931) 484-9547
33 W Adams St
Crossville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Lori M Boyd, O.d.
(931) 484-4861
645 S. Main, Ste 102
Crossville, TN
Services
Optometrist

Larry E. Patterson, M.D.
931-456-2728 or 800-766-2728
15 Iris Lane
Crossville, TN
Services
LASIK, PRK, CK (Conductive Keratoplasty), RLE (Refractive Lens Exchange), cataract surgery, routine eye exams, glasses, contact lenses, diabetic eye exams, glaucoma eye exams, optical shop, name brand and budget frames

Cumberland Optical Dispensary Inc
(931) 484-9547
33 W Adams St
Crossville, TN
Services
Optometrist

Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(931) 484-5109
2542 N Main St
Crossville, TN
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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