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Contact Lenses Meridian MS

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Jeffrey Nelson Cook
(601) 553-2100
2024 15th St
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John Lawrence Mason
(601) 485-2368
1301 20th Ave
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Perry Jay Goodman
(601) 483-2616
2300 12th St
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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MinhT. Duong,O.D.
(601) 485-2020
Primary Eyecare & Optical of Meridian,4721 26th Avenue
Meridian, MS
 
ThiHoang Bui,O.D.
(601) 485-2020
Primary Eyecare & Optical of Meridian,4721 26th Avenue
Meridian, MS
 
Jonathan Houston Moore
(601) 483-2616
2300 12th St
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Don E Marascalco
(601) 485-2368
1301 20th Ave
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thurman Keith Everett
(601) 483-2616
2300 12th St
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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ChristopherT. Bullin,O.D.
(601) 485-2020
Primary Eyecare & Optical of Meridian,4721 26th Avenue
Meridian, MS
 
CharlesP. Tillman,O.D.
(601) 553-2100
Cook Eye Center,2024 15th St. Suite 5d
Meridian, 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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