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Carroll F Haines
(336) 627-5271
515 Thompson St
Eden, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Orlando M Alvarez
(434) 799-3232
800 Memorial Dr
Danville, VA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joseph Eugene Oboyle
(434) 799-5600
125 Executive Dr
Danville, VA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Roy C Turner Optometrist PA
(336) 627-1125
703 S Van Buren Rd Bldg 2
Eden, NC
Services
Optometrist

Carroll Haines MD
Rockingham Eye Assoc
(336) 627-5271
515 Thompson St # A
Eden, NC
 
Terry D Odom
(434) 799-3232
800 Memorial Dr
Danville, VA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Clark Robert Cobble
(434) 793-5500
734 Main St
Danville, VA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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CharlesH. Kinney,O.D.
(336) 623-2020
Doctors Vision Center,812 South Van Buren Dr.
Eden, NC
 
Doctors Vision Center OD PA
(336) 623-2020
812 S Van Buren Rd
Eden, NC
Services
Optometrist

Rockingham Eye Associates PA
(336) 627-5271
515 Thompson St Ste A
Eden, NC
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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