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Contact Lenses Kahului HI

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Bruce R Taylor
(808) 243-6000
80 Mahalani St
Wailuku, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.CHERYL AYABE
(808) 879-7788
1280 S Kihei Rd # 204
Kihei, HI
Gender
F
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.8, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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NidaGoulding,O.D.
275 West Kaahumanu,#1010
Kahul, HI
 
ChesterJ. Twarowski,O.D.
(808) 871-8391
chester twarowski od,95 Lono Ave
Kahului, HI
 
JohnJ. Gillmore,O.D.
(808) 871-8988
65 West Kaahumanu Avenue,# 31
Kahului, HI
 
Clifford Rhodes
(808) 242-6464
2180 Main St
Wailuku, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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KarstenL. Lee,O.D.
(808) 873-9588
101 Pakaula Street
Kahului, HI
 
Costco Wholesale Corporation
(808) 877-5248
540 Haleakala Hwy
Kahului, HI
Services
Optometrist

MichaelR. Gallap,O.D.
(808) 871-8545
Costco Optical,540 Haleakala Hwy
Wailuku, HI
 
John Gillmore OD
Sears Optical
(808) 871-8988
65 W Kaahumanu Ave # 31
Kahului, HI
 
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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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