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Thomas Stephen Rowe
(770) 228-3836
646 S 8th St
Griffin, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Charles H Tucker
(770) 460-4286
101 Yorktown Dr
Fayetteville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Eye Consultants Of Atlanta PC
(770) 227-3561
321 S 9th St
Griffin, GA
Services
Optometrist

Keith Stillions OD
Downtown Opticians Inc
(770) 227-1331
629 N Expressway # D
Griffin, GA
 
James E Clark
(770) 227-2346
105 S Hill St
Griffin, GA
Services
Optometrist

Oscar Burton Carlisle
(770) 460-8610
147 Marquis Dr
Fayetteville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Brian D Long
(770) 719-7950
1265 Highway 54 W
Fayetteville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas Rowe MD
Griffin Eye Clinic
(770) 228-3836
646 S 8Th St
Griffin, GA
 
PhiP. Bang,O.D.
(770) 233-6860
Advanced Eyecare of Georgia,1569 North Expressway
Griffin, GA
 
Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(770) 228-8517
643 N Expressway
Griffin, GA
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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