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Awesome Eye Care
(888) 875-4041
1845 Glacier Ave
Juneau, AK
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 1:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Opticians, Transition Lenses

Robert A Breffeilh
(907) 586-2700
3268 Hospital Dr Ste A
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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MichaelJ. Bennett,O.D.
(907) 789-3175
9309 Glacier Highway,Suite A103
Juneau, AK
 
Vista Acquisition Llc
(907) 789-7119
8745 Glacier Hwy Ste 426
Juneau, AK
Services
Optometrist

James Matson OD A PC
(907) 586-9864
800 Glacier Ave
Juneau, AK
Services
Optometrist

Gordon R Preecs
(907) 586-2700
3268 Hospital Dr
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael J Bennett
(907) 789-3175
9309 Glacier Hwy Ste A102
Juneau, AK
Services
Optometrist

Forrest Messerschmidt OD
(907) 789-1855
8800 Glacier Hwy # 105
Juneau, AK
 
TimothyH. Strand,O.D.
(907) 463-4086
Eye Clinic Searhc,3245 Hospital Drive
Juneau, AK
 
Alaska Vision Ctr
(907) 586-9864
800 Glacier Ave
Juneau, AK
 
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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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