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Contact Lenses Helena MT

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Thomas Gian Berbos
(406) 442-3937
301 Saddle Dr
Helena, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Coen Bruce
(406) 442-6814
P.O. BOX 844
Helena, MT
 
BarbaraS. Cohn,O.D.
(406) 442-6814
534 N Last Chance Gulch,PO Box 844
Helena, MT
 
Helena Eye Clinic PC
(406) 443-4040
301 Saddle Dr
Helena, MT
Services
Optometrist

Children Neurology Center
(406) 444-2288
2475 E Broadway St
Helena, MT
 
Craig L Wilkerson
(406) 443-4040
301 Saddle Dr
Helena, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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W.Bruce Coen,O.D.
(406) 442-6814
534 N Last Chance Gulch,PO Box 844
Helena, MT
 
Helena Vision Center PC
(406) 442-6814
534 N Last Chance Gulch St
Helena, MT
Services
Optometrist

KyleEdwin Kuntz,O.D.
(406) 442-7130
1234 Cedar St
Helena, MT
 
WilliamH. Simons,O.D.
(406) 443-2121
Montana Eyecare,550 N. Montana
Helena, MT
 
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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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