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Contact Lenses Laurel MS

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Judith Lynn Bradley
(601) 426-9454
1020 Adams St
Laurel, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Moye James M Dr
(601) 649-1437
P.O. BOX 648
Laurel, MS
 
EdwardW. Davis,O.D.
(601) 649-1437
Eye Care Assoc.,P.O. Box 648
Laurel, MS
 
Eye Care Associates PA
(601) 649-1437
515 N 5th Ave
Laurel, MS
Services
Optometrist

JasonM. Beddingfield,O.D.
(601) 649-4106
1620 Highway 15 North,Suite A
Laurel, MS
 
Eric Everett Lindstrom
(601) 426-9454
1020 Adams St
Laurel, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Watts Davis OD
Family Eye Ctr
(601) 649-1437
Po Box 648
Laurel, MS
 
E Watts Davis OD
Eye Care Assoc
(601) 649-1437
Po Box 648
Laurel, MS
 
Hattiesburg Eye Clinic
(601) 649-6506
1431 W 10th St
Laurel, MS
 
Family Eye Ctr
(601) 649-2151
1620 Highway 15 N # 1a
Laurel, MS
 
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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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