Contact Lenses Lakeville MN

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Dr.SCOTT FONTANA
(952) 200-7271
5278 West 145th Street
Savage, MN
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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William J Lipham
(952) 888-5800
9801 Dupont Ave S
Bloomington, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Emmett Franklin Carpel
(952) 887-6600
8600 Nicollet Ave S
Bloomington, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ronald Larry Linde
(507) 645-6619
500 Water St S
Northfield, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dorothy Jeanne Horns
(952) 927-7138
6533 Drew Ave S
Edina, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jason K Darlington
(952) 885-2492
9117 Lyndale Ave S
Bloomington, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Alvina M Janda
(952) 887-6600
8600 Nicollet Ave S
Bloomington, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas Lang
(952) 851-1000
7920 Old Cedar Ave S
Bloomington, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert A Mittra
(952) 929-1131
7760 France Ave S
Minneapolis, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Erin G LeVerentz
(952) 925-9550
6533 Drew Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN
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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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