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Michael S Halpin
(859) 341-4525
375 Thomas More Pkwy
Crestview Hills, KY
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Ophthalmology

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Jean M Noll
(859) 341-4525
375 Thomas More Pkwy
Crestview Hills, KY
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Ophthalmology

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Mark A Cepela
(859) 331-6616
2865 Chancellor Dr
Crestview Hills, KY
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Ophthalmology

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Robert C Kratz
(859) 525-1511
7210 Turfway Road
Florence, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Mark T Bergmann
(513) 661-3566
2859 Boudinot Ave
Cincinnati, OH
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Ophthalmology

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Edward J Holland
(859) 331-9000
580 S Loop Rd
Edgewood, KY
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Ophthalmology

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Robert L Strawn
(513) 984-5133
580 S Loop Rd
Edgewood, KY
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Ophthalmology

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Saif Jaweed
(859) 341-4525
375 Thomas More Pkwy
Crestview Hills, KY
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Ophthalmology

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Michael David Sifri
(513) 922-1550
2745 Anderson Ferry Rd
Cincinnati, OH
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Ophthalmology

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Raymond A Schultz
(513) 922-2590
5340 Rapid Run Rd
Cincinnati, OH
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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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