Contact Lenses Maryland Heights MO

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Dr.Jamal Fox
(314) 205-9797
2037 Dorsett Village
Maryland Heights, MO
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Theresa Ellen Jones
(314) 739-9293
12255 De Paul Dr Ste 645
Bridgeton, MO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael Philip Donahoe
(314) 432-5478
621 S New Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joseph Pravoot Gira
(314) 432-5478
621 S New Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert Joseph Olk
(314) 569-2020
11710 Old Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Charles Alan Sigmund
(314) 739-9293
12255 De Paul Dr Ste 645
Bridgeton, MO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dundoo Raghunandan
(314) 291-5000
12255 De Paul Dr
Bridgeton, MO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Barry David Milder
(314) 432-7010
522 N New Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Therese M Alban
(314) 336-9090
12312 Olive Blvd
Saint Louis, MO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Andrew N Blatt
(314) 997-3937
675 Old Ballas Rd
St Louis, MO
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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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