Contact Lenses Englewood CO

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Richard Kelmenson
(303) 781-4008
3601 S Clarkson St. Suite 120
Englewood, CO
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Ophthalmology

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Steven F Podgorski
(303) 761-9944
601 E Hampden
Englewood, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael Lawrence Miller
(303) 777-5455
2480 S Downing St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Laura A Cannavo
(303) 698-9161
950 E Harvard Ave
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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James Arthur Patterson
(303) 320-1777
1666 S University Blvd
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Gary Alan Jamell
(303) 781-4008
3601 S Clarkson St
Englewood, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Herbert Simons
(303) 770-7100
3545 So Tamarac Dr
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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James Carroll Maxwell
(303) 744-1086
950 E Harvard Ave
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert Pegg
(303) 744-1086
950 E Harvard Ave
Denver, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Mimi Liu
(303) 778-1910
850 E Harvard Ave
Denver, CO
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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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