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Robert F Sanke
(701) 857-3500
120 Burdick Expy E
Minot, ND
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Chad J Wolsky
(701) 857-3500
120 Burdick Expy E
Minot, ND
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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DarinL. Johnson,O.D.
(701) 857-6050
Johnson Eyecare and Eyewear,1525 31st Ave SW Suite E
Minot, ND
 
ZackaryN. Hall,O.D.
111 Taugley Rd Apt 1
Minot Afb, ND
 
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Dr. Bob Nyre
(701) 852-2020
10 1st St. SW, Ste. C
Minot, ND
 
Evelyne Bouchard-Kindy
(701) 857-3500
120 Burdick Expy E
Minot, ND
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Darrell P Williams
(701) 857-3500
120 Burdick Expy E
Minot, ND
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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JillR. Martinson-Redekopp,O.D.
(701) 852-3937
Trinity Regional Eyecare,120 Burdick Expressway
Minot, ND
 
CurtisG. Delplanche,O.D.
MINOT CENTER FOR FAMILY MEDICINE,123 1st Street Sw
Minot, ND
 
CraigA. Bratvold,O.D.
(701) 852-5626
Century Eyewear,207 S Main
Minot, ND
 
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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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