Contact Lenses Garden City KS

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Eric L Fry
(620) 275-7248
310 E Walnut St
Garden City, KS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Luther L Fry
(620) 275-7248
310 E Walnut St
Garden City, KS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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GloriaM. Hopkins,O.D.
310 E. Walnut St.,Suite 101
Garden City, KS
 
DavidPhilip Torrey,O.D.
(620) 276-3381
Drs. Bealmear, Bowling, Torrey and Hoch,707 E Kansas Plaza
Garden City, KS
 
RobertL. Hoch,O.D.
(620) 276-3381
Drs. Bowling, Torrey, Hoch & Williams,707 Kansas Plaza
Garden City, KS
 
William S Clifford
(620) 275-7248
310 E Walnut St
Garden City, KS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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ScottM. Ackerman,O.D.
(620) 275-5375
Hopkins, Hopkins and Ackerman,802 Campus Drive
Garden City, KS
 
DarinL. Hopkins,O.D.
(620) 275-5375
Hopkins & Hopkins, Optometrist, LLC.,2508 Caseys Drive
Garden City, KS
 
Hopkins & Hopkins Llc
(620) 275-5375
2508 Caseys Dr
Garden City, KS
Services
Optometrist

EricS. Beatty,O.D.
Cavanaugh Eye Center,6200 W 135th St Ste 300
Overland Park, KS
 
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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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