Contact Lenses King Of Prussia PA

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Joseph Mussoline, MD
(215) 465-7100
1637 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
Business
Ophthalmology Center Ltd
Specialties
Ophthalmology

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Michael Allan Aronsky
(610) 337-1580
200 Mall Blvd
King Of Prussia, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jeffrey I Katzman
(610) 265-1188
901 E 8th Ave
King Of Prussia, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Garry Joseph Thomas
(610) 272-6144
2500 Dekalb Pike
Norristown, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard J Fugo
(610) 277-3937
100 W Fornance St
Norristown, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kammi Gunton
(610) 265-8393
677 W Dekalb Pike
King Of Prussia, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Anthony Zacchei
(610) 337-1580
200 Mall Blvd
King Of Prussia, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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George Pronesti
(610) 337-1580
200 Mall Blvd
King Of Prussia, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jill Schneider
(610) 270-2770
1330 Powell Street
Norristown, PA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Harvey Fracht
(610) 397-1747
101 W Elm St
Conshohocken, PA
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Ophthalmology

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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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