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Contact Lenses Keene NH

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James H Margraf
(603) 354-5420
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Basilio Kalpakian
(603) 354-5420
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Cathryn Louise Welch
(603) 924-7070
454 Old Street Rd
Peterborough, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joseph W Alger
(603) 352-1301
P.O. BOX 667
Keene, NH
 
New England Eyeworks
(603) 352-7803
474 West St
Keene, NH
 
Lawrence Joseph Jaeger
(603) 354-5420
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dale Inez Pollack
(603) 354-5420
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Theodore Renna
(603) 924-7070
454 Old Street Rd
Peterborough, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joseph W Alger OD
(603) 352-1301
338 Main St
Keene, NH
 
Robert Wyman OD
(603) 357-4090
100 Emerald St # D
Keene, NH
 
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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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