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Dr.Gary Poteet
(307) 742-2020
3810 Grand Ave
Laramie, WY
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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GaryM. Poteet,O.D.
(307) 742-2020
Snowy Range Vision Center,405 S 30th St
Laramie, WY
 
CobyS. Ramsey,O.D.
(307) 742-2020
Snowy Range Vision Center,405 S 30th St
Laramie, WY
 
EverettL. King,O.D.
(307) 745-8558
Albany Eye Care LLC,418 South 5th Street
Laramie, WY
 
MichelleWika Chaney,O.D.
(307) 742-2020
Snowy Range Vision Center,405 South 30th Street
Laramie, WY
 
GeorgeA. Obssuth,O.D.
(303) 223-1660
PO Box 1452
Laramie, WY
 
Gary Poteet OD
Family Vision Ctr
(307) 742-2020
1601 Barratt St
Laramie, WY
 
Sue Lowe OD
Snowy Range Vision Ctr
(307) 742-2020
405 S 30Th St
Laramie, WY
 
Wal-mart Stores Inc
(307) 745-6112
4038 E Grand Ave
Laramie, WY
Services
Optometrist

Albany Eye Care Llc
(307) 745-8554
418 S 5th St
Laramie, WY
Services
Optometrist

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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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