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Paul James Dietze
(402) 462-9009
715 N Kansas
Hastings, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Harry Nicholas Vondrak
(402) 462-9191
1414 W 12th St
Hastings, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Gerald Francis Geiger
(402) 462-9009
715 N Kansas
Hastings, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kaching Llc
(402) 463-3937
220 S Burlington Ave Ste 1
Hastings, NE
Services
Optometrist

RogerC. McCartney,O.D.
2119 West 12th Street
Hastings, NE
 
Michael David Griess
(402) 462-9009
715 N Kansas
Hastings, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John C Welch
(402) 461-4611
2115 N Kansas Ave
Hastings, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Mcbride Vision Clinic PC
(402) 462-8816
2119 W 12th St
Hastings, NE
Services
Optometrist

Gerald Henderson OD
2Nd Street Vision Ctr
(402) 463-4569
3001 W 12Th St # 16
Hastings, NE
 
StevenB. Nicholson,O.D.
(402) 463-1327
2727 West 2nd Street,Suite 318
Hastings, 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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