Contact Lenses Hood River OR

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Daniel Joseph Kelly
(541) 298-5144
405 E 7th St
The Dalles, OR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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MitchellL. Martin,O.D.
(541) 386-2402
2025 Cascade Avenue,Suite 101
Hood River, OR
 
CarolE Marusich,O.D.
(541) 386-2402
2025 Cascade Avenue,Suite 101
Hood River, OR
 
Cosmo Salibello OD
Hood River Vision Clinic
(541) 386-3937
114 Cascade Ave
Hood River, OR
 
Bergstrom Family Eyecare
(509) 493-2020
1000 E Jewett Blvd
White Salmon, WA
 
John D Willer
(541) 296-1101
301 Cherry Heights Rd
The Dalles, OR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John Corrado OD Inc
(541) 386-5700
1000 12th St
Hood River, OR
Services
Optometrist

JohnAlan Corrado,O.D.
(503) 386-5700
1000 12th Street
Hood River, OR
 
Mitch Martin OD
Eyeglass Store
(541) 386-2402
2025 Cascade Ave # 101
Hood River, OR
 
Bergstrom Family Eye Care PC
(509) 493-2020
P.O. BOX 1789
White Salmon, WA
 
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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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