Contact Lenses Faribault MN

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Michael G Richie
(507) 332-9900
1575 20th St Nw Ste 101
Faribault, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ronald Larry Linde
(507) 645-6619
500 Water St S
Northfield, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Miguel E Mulet
(507) 451-1120
2200 Nw 26th St
Owatonna, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Vista Acquisition Llc
(507) 333-4343
200 Western Ave Nw
Faribault, MN
Services
Optometrist

Vision World Inc
(507) 334-7941
200 Western Ave Nw
Faribault, MN
Services
Optometrist

Michelle Muench
(507) 332-9900
1575 20th St Nw Ste 101
Faribault, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Allen Tao hsing Huang
(507) 451-1120
2200 Nw 26th St
Owatonna, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Grant Daniel Heslep
(507) 451-1120
2200 Nw 26th St
Owatonna, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Eye Clinic Of Faribault P A
(507) 332-9900
633 1st St Se Ste 100
Faribault, MN
Services
Optometrist

MurrayH. Hanson,O.D.
(507) 332-9900
Richie Eye Clinic,1575 20th Street NW
Faribault, MN
 
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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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