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Contact Lenses Elberton GA

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Dr Don R Dye OD
(706) 283-2351
17 S Thomas St
Elberton, GA
Services
Optometrist

Don Dye OD
Wheeler & Dye
(706) 356-4772
Po Box 807
Elberton, GA
 
Hartwell Eye Care Ctr
(706) 376-5471
946 Benson St
Hartwell, GA
 
Blue Laser Group
(706) 376-1733
95 N Jackson St
Hartwell, GA
 
Robert Marvia Royster
(404) 355-0743
2001 Peachtree Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Wheeler & Dye
(706) 283-2351
17 Thomas St
Elberton, GA
 
JoeH. Campbell,O.D.
(706) 376-5471
P.O. Box 727,946 Benson Street
Hartwell, GA
 
Anderson Optometric Assoc PA
(706) 376-5471
946 Benson St
Hartwell, GA
Services
Optometrist

Carrollton Family Vision
(678) 664-4750
740 Bankhead Highway
Carrollton, GA
Hours
Monday 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Treatment, Opticians, Transition Lenses

William A Segal
(678) 584-0400
3855 Pleasant Hill Rd
Duluth, GA
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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