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Yvonne Mae Tsai
(603) 893-2508
16 Route 111
Derry, NH
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Ophthalmology

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Brad P Novey
(603) 434-4193
6 Tsienneto Rd
Derry, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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David Edward Corbit
(603) 669-3925
1415 Elm St
Manchester, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Roland Miles Glassman
(603) 668-3772
407 Riverway Pl
Bedford, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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George James Shaker
(603) 668-2020
250 River Rd
Manchester, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Gerald P Spindel
(603) 434-4193
6 Tsienneto Rd
Derry, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Francis R Lamy
(603) 421-0022
50 Nashua Rd
Londonderry, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jyotsom Bipin Ganatra
(603) 668-2020
250 River Rd
Manchester, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Nancy Diane Efferson Bonachea
(603) 668-2020
250 River Rd
Manchester, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Barry Harvey Jacobs
(603) 669-3925
1415 Elm St
Manchester, NH
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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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