Contact Lenses Lillington NC

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Deepa Abraham
(910) 814-1118
716 South 10th Street
Lillington, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kenneth William Roach
(919) 567-3709
1000 N Main St
Fuquay Varina, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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ValerieA. Colborn,O.D.
(910) 893-4141
Doctors Vision Center,1023 South Main Street
Lillington, NC
 
Charles V Sikes Jr
(919) 893-5711
210 W Ivey St
Lillington, NC
Services
Optometrist

Alan L Byrd & Associates OD PA
(910) 897-2020
598 E Jackson Blvd
Erwin, NC
Services
Optometrist

Dr.Ahmed Said
(910) 892-4743
701 Tilghman Drive
Dunn, NC
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Hospital: Betsy Johnson
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Alan L Byrd & Associates OD PA
(910) 814-2020
104 S Main St
Lillington, NC
Services
Optometrist

Valerie A Colborn OD PA
(910) 893-4141
1023 S Main St
Lillington, NC
Services
Optometrist

AlanL. Byrd,O.D.
(910) 897-2020
Professional Eye Care of Erwin,598 East Jackson Blvd.
Erwin, NC
 
DwightW. Barnes,O.D.
(910) 897-2020
598 East Jackson Blvd.
Erwin, NC
 
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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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