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Sensational Eyes Vision Clinic - David Himel, OD
(720) 833-7173
1280 Centaur Village
Lafayette, CO
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 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, Laser Vision Consultation, Opticians, Transition Lenses

Jerry Kirk Popham
(303) 468-8844
1800 Emerson St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michelle H White
(303) 468-8844
1800 Emerson St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Robert G Fante
(303) 839-1616
2005 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William R Smith
(303) 504-1000
1733 Vine St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Theodore Curtis
(303) 493-7000
1056 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Carl Dwayne Hanson
(303) 863-1231
1601 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ronald E Wise
(303) 299-9473
1435 Wazee St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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DelBert Weltman
(303) 623-5416
910 16th St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Miriah Michael Teeter
(303) 377-2020
55 Madison St Ste 355
Denver, CO
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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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