Contact Lenses Junction City KS

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Dr.RAYMOND SCHMIDT
(785) 762-4422
338 West 7th Street
Junction City, KS
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Susan K Mosier
(785) 565-0200
2900 Amherst Ave
Manhattan, KS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Drs Price Young Odle And Horsch PA
(785) 223-5777
1005 W 6th St
Junction City, KS
Services
Optometrist

Sam Odle OD
Reynoldson & Reynoldson Chtd
(785) 223-5777
1005 W 6Th St
Junction City, KS
 
Scott Mc Clain OD
(785) 223-5777
1005 W 6Th St
Junction City, KS
 
Nicholas Alexander Pefkaros
(785) 239-7875
600 Caisson Hill Road
Fort Riley, KS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas Earl Kirk
(785) 776-0450
1133 College Avenue
Manhattan, KS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Reynoldson & Reynoldson Chrtd
(785) 238-1104
1208 W 8th St
Junction City, KS
Services
Optometrist

RaymondJ. Schmidt,O.D.
(785) 762-4422
R.J.Schmidt, O.D..,338 W. 7th P.O. Box 224
Junction City, KS
 
Wal-mart Stores Inc
(318) 371-9118
521 E Chestnut St
Junction City, KS
Services
Optometrist

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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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