Contact Lenses Idaho Falls ID

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Darryl G Moffett
(208) 535-4900
3200 Channing Way
Idaho Falls, ID
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Ophthalmology

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Aaron Jon Affleck
(208) 524-8600
2295 Coronado St
Idaho Falls, ID
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Ophthalmology

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Eric K Romriell
(208) 524-2025
2025 E 17th St
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Peter Carl Zimmerman
(208) 529-6600
1449 E 17th Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kenneth W Turley
(208) 524-2025
2025 E 17th St
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Gary Wayne Wallace
(208) 524-8600
2295 Coronado Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Kenyon Anderson
(208) 529-2700
2540 Channing Way
Idaho Falls, ID
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M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Richard Cannon
(208) 524-2025
2025 E 17th St
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Bradley P Gardner
(208) 524-2025
2025 E 17th St
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Jared Birch
(208) 529-4333
1689 Pancheri Drive
Idaho Falls, ID
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M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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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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