Contact Lenses Grand Island NE

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Dr.Amy Spang
(308) 381-4797
2250 N Diers Ave
Grand Island, NE
Gender
F
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Claude Marcel Roberge
(308) 382-3660
2201 N Broadwell Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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RichardK. Bunger,O.D.
(308) 384-6922
401 N Eddy,P O Box 2260
Grand Island, NE
 
MarkH. Stines,O.D.
(308) 384-6922
Family Eyecare Center,401 North Eddy
Grand Island, NE
 
PaulM. Lackore,O.D.
(308) 382-9205
Pearle Vision Center,1437 North Webb Road
Grand Island, NE
 
Robert S Proffitt
(308) 382-1781
711 N Custer Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Lori A Harkins
(308) 384-9148
830 N Alpha St
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Family Eyecare Center PC
(308) 384-6922
401 N Eddy St
Grand Island, NE
Services
Optometrist

ChadS. Hudnall,O.D.
(308) 384-6922
Family Eyecare Center,401 North Eddy Street
Grand Island, NE
 
AmyL. Spang,O.D.
(308) 381-4797
Spang Optometry,2250 N Diers Ave
Grand Island, NE
 
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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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