Contact Lenses Jacksonville AR

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George O Paddock
(501) 985-0616
21 Crestview Plz
Jacksonville, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jan Wright Scruggs
(501) 758-7627
3401 Springhill Drive
North Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dennis Leo Wingfield
(501) 771-4727
3807 Mccain Park Drive
North Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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A Henry Thomas
(501) 364-1100
800 Marshall St # 653
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ammar N Safar
(501) 686-5150
4301 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John D Phillips
(501) 985-0616
21 Crestview Plz
Jacksonville, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard York Henry
(501) 758-7627
3401 Springhill Drive
North Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Paul Phillips
(501) 364-1100
800 Marshall St # 653
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John G Watkins
(501) 227-6797
9600 Lile Dr
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joseph Chacko
(501) 686-8000
4301 W Markham St # 783
Little Rock, AR
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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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