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William A Woolf, MD
(480) 969-1000
2885 E. Brown Road
Mesa, AZ
Business
Woolf Eye & Laser Clinic
Specialties
Ophthalmology

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Arizona's Vision
(480) 327-6546
15215 S 48th St
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Opticians, Transition Lenses

Daniel A Adelberg
(480) 892-8400
1055 S Stapley Dr
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Daryl R Pfister
(480) 833-9100
1055 S Stapley Dr
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Alyssa Kim
(480) 898-3937
6262 E Broadway Rd
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Advanced Eyecare of Arizona
(480) 779-7936
1809 East University Drive
Mesa, AZ
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Surgery, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Surgery, Glaucoma Treatment, Ophthalmologists, Opticians, Transition Lenses

William A Woolf
(480) 969-1000
2855 E Brown Rd
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ali Ghafouri
(480) 833-9100
1055 S Stapley Dr
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Lynden Lothaire Bluth
(480) 892-8400
1055 S Stapley Dr
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jonathan B Kao
(480) 981-6111
5620 E Broadway Rd
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
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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