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Gary I Markowitz
(302) 674-1121
833 S Governors Ave
Dover, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Andreas Rauer
(302) 734-1760
16 Old Rudnick Ln
Dover, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Brett Elliott
(302) 422-3034
521 S. Dupont Hwy
Milford, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jamie Gallagher OD
Halpern Eye Assoc
(302) 734-5861
885 S Governors Ave
Dover, DE
 
Bryan K Sterling OD
(302) 734-3511
773a S Queen St
Dover, DE
Services
Optometrist

Edward H Hu
(302) 674-1121
833 S Governors Ave
Dover, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.LANCE UNDERWOOD
(302) 678-3932
103 Wolf Creek
Dover, DE
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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John R Stump
(302) 424-0523
200 Kona Circle
Milford, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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LauraC. Castillo,O.D.
(302) 734-5861
Halpern Eye Associates,885 South Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 
Michele R Haranin OD
(302) 678-3545
820 Walker Rd Ste C
Dover, DE
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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