Contact Lenses Fort Morgan CO

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Marc S Walker OD PC
(970) 867-3342
718 E Platte Ave
Fort Morgan, CO
Services
Optometrist

ZoeyK. Loomis,O.D.
(970) 867-3937
231 Prospect Ste B
Fort Morgan, CO
 
Wal-mart Stores Inc
(970) 542-2284
1300 Barlow Rd
Fort Morgan, CO
Services
Optometrist

RaymondC. Finch,O.D.
(970) 867-3937
Kiowa Eyecare Center,409 East Platte Ave.
Ft. Morgan, CO
 
George W Hertneky OD PC
(970) 842-5166
212 Cameron St
Brush, CO
Services
Optometrist

Thomas D Stevens OD
(970) 867-3046
1100 Main St
Fort Morgan, CO
Services
Optometrist

BeckyS. Haley,O.D.
(970) 867-9299
Kiowa Eye Care,409 E. Platte Ave
Fort Morgan, CO
 
Zoey K Loomis OD PC
(970) 867-3937
409 E Platte Ave
Fort Morgan, CO
Services
Optometrist

GeorgeW. Hertneky,O.D.
(970) 842-5166
Hertneky Vision Care Center,212 Cameron St
Brush, CO
 
Walker Marc Optometrist
(970) 867-3342
718 E Platte Ave
Fort Morgan, CO
 

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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