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Contact Lenses Laconia NH

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Douglas Randall Scott
(603) 528-2606
85 Spring St
Laconia, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John Stewart Richards
(603) 536-1284
607 Tenney Mountain Hwy
Plymouth, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kenneth Clark OD
Laconia Spectacle Shop
(603) 528-2606
85 Spring St # 201
Laconia, NH
 
Laconia Eye Laser Center
603-524-2020 603-528-2388 603-528-1955
368 Hounsell Avenue
Laconia, NH
 
KeithA. Emery,O.D.
(603) 524-3085
366 Union Ave
Laconia, NH
 
Andrew Marc Garfinkle
(603) 528-2606
85 Spring St
Laconia, NH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Optometric Assoc
(603) 279-8676
950 N Main St
Laconia, NH
 
Laconia Spectacle Shop
(603) 524-3085
366 Union Ave
Laconia, NH
 
JamesR. Eakin,O.D.
(603) 524-3085
366 Union Ave
Laconia, NH
 
Spec Shop
(603) 524-3085
P.O. BOX 1325
Laconia, 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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