Contact Lenses Great Falls MT

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Dr.James Reeves
(406) 761-6841
501 Central Avenue
Great Falls, MT
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Mark Francis Ozog
(406) 453-1613
1417 9th St So
Great Falls, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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MichaelJ. Glanzer,O.D.
(406) 454-2020
PCLI,1717 - 4th Street
Great Falls, MT
 
Wal-mart Stores Inc
(406) 761-1456
701 Smelter Ave Ne
Great Falls, MT
Services
Optometrist

Dr Robert J Sherer PC
(406) 452-4527
1118 Central Ave
Great Falls, MT
Services
Optometrist

Thomas H Matsko
(406) 761-6520
2800 11th Ave S
Great Falls, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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MichelleR. Scott,O.D.
(406) 453-1380
Sams Club Vision Center,401 NW Bypass
Great Falls, MT
 
True Vision Clinic PLLC
(406) 453-1900
1900 4th St Ne Ste 5
Great Falls, MT
Services
Optometrist

Shopko Properties Inc
(406) 727-9682
301 Northwest Byp
Great Falls, MT
Services
Optometrist

James W Reeves OD
(406) 761-6841
501 Central Ave
Great Falls, MT
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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