Contact Lenses Evergreen CO

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Douglas R Pechette
(303) 674-7477
28000 Meadow Dr
Evergreen, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Vicki L Coulter
(303) 279-6600
13772 Denver West Pkwy
Lakewood, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jan Harris Stahl
(303) 279-6600
13772 Denver West Pkwy
Lakewood, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Larry W Kreider
(303) 279-6600
13772 Denver West Pkwy
Lakewood, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Lee P Schelonka
(303) 239-7474
8383 W Alameda Ave
Lakewood, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kevin Herbert Cuevas
(303) 384-3700
14142 Denver West Parkway
Lakewood, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Samuel Baron
(303) 278-2020
2301 Ford St #2
Golden, CO
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.4, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Rajiv Kumar
(303) 279-6600
13772 Denver West Pkwy
Lakewood, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Todd L Maus
(303) 279-6600
13772 Denver West Pkwy
Lakewood, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Melinda C ORourke
(303) 467-0500
4855 Ward Rd Ste 500
Wheat Ridge, CO
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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