Contact Lenses Huntsville AL

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Walter J Hubickey
(256) 536-7483
2780 Bob Wallace Ave Sw
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Brian Christopher Mulrooney
(256) 533-8801
1150 Eagletree Ln Se
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Brenda C Miller Edmonson
(256) 265-6344
910 Adams St Se
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Edgar Lowndes Ready
(256) 539-8851
401 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Lawrence Nicastro
(256) 533-6838
600 Washington St
Huntsville, AL
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Craig K Thorstad
(256) 536-7483
2780 Bob Wallace Ave Sw
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Herbert Horton Bowden
(256) 539-9937
401 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jeffrey Curtis Hindman
(256) 705-3937
401 Meridian Street
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Donald Joseph DeRivaux
(256) 705-3937
401 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Phillip L Saunders
(256) 536-0505
2331 Whitesburg Dr S
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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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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