Contact Lenses Las Cruces NM

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Robert L Villalobos
(505) 521-1158
2030 S Solano Dr
Las Cruces, NM
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard W Lazaro
(505) 522-7676
1131 Mall Drive
Las Cruces, NM
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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National Vision Inc
(505) 524-2887
571 Walton Blvd
Las Cruces, NM
Services
Optometrist

Optometric Vision Center P A
(505) 523-5300
780 S Walnut St Bldg 4
Las Cruces, NM
Services
Optometrist

JuanM. Lucero,O.D.
525 East Madrid Suite #6
Las Cruces, NM
 
Jon Roger Hall
(575) 522-3393
755 S Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.BRENT SHELLEY
(505) 526-5367
1680 Calle De Alvarez # C
Las Cruces, NM
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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MichaelEnglish,O.D.
(505) 525-3937
2001 E. Lohman,Suite 130
Las Cruces, NM
 
Rodger V Lewis
(505) 524-4351
709 N Main St
Las Cruces, NM
Services
Optometrist

RodgerV. Lewis,O.D.
709 N Main Street
Las Cruces, NM
 
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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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