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Jeffrey Guillmette
(504) 371-9355
4225 Lapalco Blvd
Marrero, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Earl Joseph SonNier
(504) 347-8434
4601 Wichers Dr
Marrero, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Can N Tran
(504) 349-6216
3909 Lapalco Blvd Ste 200
Harvey, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Barry Joseph Leader
(504) 891-1988
3434 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jasmine R Elison
(580) 441-2121
2820 Napoleon Ave
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joseph Guarnieri
(504) 349-6213
1111 Medical Center Blvd
Marrero, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ramesh Ayyala
(504) 349-6213
1111 Medical Center Blvd
Marrero, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Clifford Alva Hendricks
(504) 891-1988
3434 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Gerald Cohen
(504) 895-3961
3525 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ronald L Willson
(504) 895-3961
3525 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA
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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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