Contact Lenses Evansville IN

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Dr.Stan Tillman
(812) 423-1142
605 Main Street
Evansville, IN
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M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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William G Carey
(812) 426-2020
101 Nw 1st St
Evansville, IN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Randal K Hughes
(812) 424-2020
201 W Iowa St
Evansville, IN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Garry D Grant
(812) 424-2020
201 W Iowa St
Evansville, IN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Prince D Samuel
(812) 476-6500
4221 Washington Ave
Evansville, IN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Matthew M Boyer
(812) 426-2020
101 Nw 1st St
Evansville, IN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Reinaldo F Pastora
(812) 426-9483
421 Chestnut St
Evansville, IN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Charles Kenneth Fischer
(812) 479-8222
801 St. Mary'S Drive
Evansville, IN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Gregory L Hayden
(812) 477-3937
1150 Lincoln Ave
Evansville, IN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William R Penland
(812) 423-3131
1020 W Buena Vista Rd
Evansville, IN
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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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