Contact Lenses Fairbanks AK

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Dr.Damian Delzer
(907) 456-7760
1919 Lathrop St # 103
Fairbanks, AK
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.John J. Lounsbury
(907) 452-2020
Eye Clinic of Fairbanks, 116 Minnie Street
Fairbanks, AK
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Ronald W Zamber
(907) 456-7760
1919 Lathrop St
Fairbanks, AK
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Quick Site Optical
(907) 452-2020
126 N Turner St
Fairbanks, AK
 
KathleenJ. Rice,O.D.
1001 Noble St.,Suite 410
Fairbanks, AK
 
Dr.Randall Christiansen
(907) 456-7760
Eye Clinic of Fairbanks, 116 Minnie Street
Fairbanks, AK
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.Robert Hammond
(907) 456-7760
Eye Clinic of Fairbanks, 116 Minnie Street
Fairbanks, AK
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Alfred David Deramus
(907) 479-0852
4001 Geist Rd
Fairbanks, AK
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Patricia Hedges-Gajdos
(907) 452-2024
1867 Airport Way # 100
Fairbanks, AK
 
Eye Clinic Of Fairbanks Inc
(907) 456-6670
1919 Lathrop St Ste 103
Fairbanks, AK
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Optometrist

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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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