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Louis Ward Close
(615) 446-9988
112 Highway 70 E
Dickson, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Tidwell And Faulks Doctors
(615) 446-2020
610 Henslee Dr
Dickson, TN
Services
Optometrist

Lori Weiss OD
Dickson Eye Health Ctr
(615) 446-8089
Po Box 340
Dickson, TN
 
Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(615) 441-1417
175 Beasley Dr
Dickson, TN
Services
Optometrist

DonaldG. Davisson,O.D.
(615) 441-3908
Donald G Davisson, OD,175 Beasley Drive
Dickson, TN
 
Daniel Joe McClure
(615) 740-8003
114 Hwy 70 East
Dickson, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Donald Weiss OD
Dickson Eye Health Ctr
(615) 446-8089
Po Box 340
Dickson, TN
 
DavidH. Faulks,O.D.
(615) 446-2020
610 Henslee Drive
Dickson, TN
 
Dickson Optical PC
(615) 446-8089
110 Mathis Dr
Dickson, TN
Services
Optometrist

East Hickman Eyehealth Ctr
(931) 670-6383
5194 Highway 100
Lyles, TN
 
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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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