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Jeffrey Harris Singer
(504) 456-3155
4720 S I 10 Service Rd W
Metairie, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Rebecca C Metzinger
(504) 456-3155
4720 S. I-10 Service Rd
Metairie, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Bruce Achilles Germer
(504) 887-7660
3900 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Brandon M Wool
(504) 835-2197
315 Metairie Road
Metairie, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Barbara Ann Noguchi
(504) 455-6523
3900 Veterans Blvd
Metairie, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Mary Christine D'Antonio
(504) 457-2020
4720 S I 10 Service Rd W
Metairie, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Walter Lee Terrell
(504) 833-5573
2800 Veterans Blvd
Metairie, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Henry Milfred Haley
(504) 887-7660
3900 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie, LA
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Ophthalmology

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George J DiMitri
(504) 837-3937
701 Metairie Rd
Metairie, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Kenneth George Haik
(504) 833-5573
2800 Veterans Blvd
Metairie, 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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