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Dr.CLARE ZENGOE
(208) 376-1346
12598 W Fairview Ave # 103
Boise, ID
Gender
F
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Ryan Nielson
(208) 898-0304
2320 E Gala St # 400
Meridian, ID
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.KEVIN MCELROY
(208) 888-5252
1012 North Main Street
Meridian, ID
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Lester Sanders
(208) 422-1000
500 W Fort St
Boise, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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James R Swartley
(208) 342-2706
222 N 2nd St
Boise, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.BRIAN MCNEEL
(208) 336-8700
13900 West Wainwright Drive #101
Boise, ID
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Scott C Simpson
(208) 855-5950
3715 E Overland Road
Meridian, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Mark J Boerner
(208) 344-3220
111 W Main St Ste 200
Boise, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Todd Noble
(208) 336-2020
1333 West Jefferson Street
Boise, ID
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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Lawrence Danforth Anderson
(208) 344-7944
8955 W Hackamore Dr
Boise, ID
Specialty
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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