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Sung Kwong Or
(937) 427-2828
1538 Marsetta Dr
Beavercreek, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael Scott Bloom
(937) 641-3020
1 Childrens Plz
Dayton, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Steven Abbott Miller
(937) 228-5015
301 W 1st St
Dayton, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Brian Ray Stahl
(937) 427-2020
4235 Indian Ripple Rd
Beavercreek, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Stephen Dennis Ward
(937) 299-9700
3017 Wilmington Pike
Dayton, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert Todd Bloom
(937) 641-3020
1 Childrens Plz
Dayton, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jila S Waikhom
(937) 372-8007
124 Office Park Dr
Xenia, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jeffrey Alanson Horwitz
(937) 228-5015
301 W 1st St
Dayton, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Charles Patrick Carroll
(937) 427-8900
89 Sylvania Dr
Dayton, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Catherine M Rose
(937) 299-9700
3017 Wilmington Pike
Dayton, 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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