Contact Lenses High Point NC

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Contact Lenses. You will find informative articles about Contact Lenses, including "Contact Lense Materials, Types, History, Care and Wearing Tips". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in High Point, NC that can help answer your questions about Contact Lenses.

Michael Emile Tepedino
(336) 802-2020
307 Lindsay St
High Point, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

Data Provided By:
Larry Parker Jenkins
(336) 282-5000
3312 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

Data Provided By:
Dr.JEFFREY GARBER
(336) 996-2020
1027 South Main Street
Kernersville, NC
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Kirk A Murdock
(336) 282-5000
3312 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

Data Provided By:
Charles Richard Epes
(336) 282-5000
3312 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

Data Provided By:
John Thomas Harriott
(336) 282-5000
3312 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

Data Provided By:
Karl Gene Stonecipher
(336) 282-5000
3312 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

Data Provided By:
John Dail Matthews
(336) 282-5000
3312 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

Data Provided By:
Roy Whitaker
(336) 282-5000
3312 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

Data Provided By:
Shashi Kumar Sethi
(336) 230-1010
719 Green Valley Road
Greensboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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 ...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Eyes-and-Vision.com


Copyright 2006-2010 Vision Health