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Dr.Betsy Turk
(308) 234-8448
5411 North 2nd Avenue
Kearney, NE
Gender
F
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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William B Miles
(308) 865-2760
411 W 39th St
Kearney, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Linda U Blakely
(308) 865-2760
411 W. 39th St.
Kearney, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Wal-mart Stores Inc
(770) 460-7894
5411 2nd Ave
Kearney, NE
Services
Optometrist

GeraldL. Henderson,O.D.
15 West 31st St
Kearney, NE
 
Diana Marie Lind
(308) 236-5800
3811 29th Ave
Kearney, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas J Clinch
(308) 865-2760
411 W. 39th St.
Kearney, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jan V Jensen
(308) 865-2760
411 W. 39th St.
Kearney, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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PatrickL. Bierbower,O.D.
(308) 224-0605
Lind Eye Care,6104 M Ave.
Kearney, NE
 
DennisP. Sherrerd,O.D.
220 West 39th
Kearney, NE
 
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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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