Contact Lenses Great Bend KS

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Donald E Beahm
(620) 792-3626
3923 Broadway Ave
Great Bend, KS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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RussellL. McCaulley,O.D.
(620) 792-2020
McCaulley Optometric. PA,2601 10th Street
Great Bend, KS
 
Mccaulley Optometric P A
(316) 792-2020
2201 16th St
Great Bend, KS
Services
Optometrist

RobinS. Price,O.D.
(620) 792-2020
The 10th Street Eyecare Center,2601 10th Street
Great Bend, KS
 
Wal-mart Stores Inc
(316) 792-5237
3503 10th St
Great Bend, KS
Services
Optometrist

Perry N Schuetz
(620) 793-8414
1422 Polk St
Great Bend, KS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jon R Harrell OD
(620) 792-8733
1701 State Road 96
Great Bend, KS
Services
Optometrist

MarkA. Judd,O.D.
(620) 792-8733
Mark A. Judd, OD, PA,1701 K-96 Highway
Great Bend, KS
 
Douglas Ayre OD
(620) 792-3535
1516 Main St
Great Bend, KS
 
Dr Douglas D Ayre Optometrist P A
(316) 792-3535
1516 Main St
Great Bend, KS
Services
Optometrist

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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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