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Contact Lenses Fallon NV

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Robertson & Koenig Ltd
(775) 423-8024
65 N Taylor St
Fallon, NV
Services
Optometrist

Stuart Richardson Inc
(775) 423-4334
445 S Maine St
Fallon, NV
Services
Optometrist

MichelleM. Miller,O.D.
(775) 423-7411
448 S Maine Street
Fallon, NV
 
MarkG. Mitchell,O.D.
(775) 423-7411
448 S Maine Street
Fallon, NV
 
CarlD. Robertson,O.D.
(775) 423-8024
65 North Taylor Street
Fallon, NV
 
StuartE. Richardson,O.D.
(775) 423-4334
445 South Main Street
Fallon, NV
 
Carl Robertson OD
Stuart Richardson Optometrist
(775) 423-8024
2137 W Williams Ave
Fallon, NV
 
JenniferA. Jensen,O.D.
3736 white lion lane
North Las Vegas, NV
 
LeylaMirbaha,O.D.
(775) 423-7411
448 S Maine Street
Fallon, NV
 
GregS. Koenig,O.D.
(775) 423-8024
65 North Taylor Street
Fallon, NV
 

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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