Contact Lenses Fairhaven MA

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Daniel J Townsend, MD
(508) 994-1400
51 State Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
Business
Eye Health Vision Centers
Specialties
Ophthalmology

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Jorge Rivera
(508) 994-1400
51 State Rd
N Dartmouth, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John E Meehan
(508) 995-8200
300a Faunce Corner Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Walter M Platt
(508) 994-1400
51 State Rd
N Dartmouth, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joseph F Burke
(508) 995-8200
300a Faunce Corner Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Savard & Moskos Eye Health Care
(508) 465-3039
511 W Grove St
Middleboro, MA
Promotion
There is no fee for an orthokeratology (myopia control) contact lens evaluation to see if you are a candidate for this.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Opticians, Transition Lenses

Alan Stanley Geller
(508) 994-1400
51 State Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Stephen Francis Sullivan
(508) 994-1400
51 State Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Leonardo Javier Velazquez
(508) 994-1400
51 State Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joseph J Levy
(508) 676-3411
1030 President Ave
Fall River, MA
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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