Contact Lenses Grand Junction CO

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Allen M Grey
(970) 242-8812
1120 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
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Ophthalmology

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Lawrence E Hannon
(970) 243-8697
2403 N 12th St
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Grant D Geske
(970) 243-8697
2403 N 12th St
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert W Rigg
(970) 256-8440
3150 N 12th St
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Walter Jay Hoffman
(970) 256-0400
425 Patterson Rd
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jerry Otis Bush
(970) 243-9000
1000 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Gregory E Kellam
(970) 243-9000
1000 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.JULIE LARSON
(970) 263-4525
Family \x26 Sports Medicine Clinic, 321 Rood Avenue
Grand Junction, CO
Gender
F
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Denis Patrick Campbell
(970) 243-1066
3150 N 12th St
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William J Waterhouse
(970) 255-7065
2478 Patterson Road
Grand Jct, CO
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Ophthalmology

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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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