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Todd Murdock
(406) 541-3804
700 W Kent Ave
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael Peterson
(406) 541-3804
700 W Kent Ave
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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James Randall
(406) 541-3804
700 W Kent Ave
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Rick Don Neumeister
(406) 728-0044
601 W Spruce St
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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ThomasD. Hall,O.D.
(406) 549-9779
Montana Family Vision Care,P O Box 20201
Missoula, MT
 
Chad Michael Nedrud
(406) 541-3937
700 W Kent Ave
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Brian Douglas Sippy
(406) 541-3804
700 W Kent Ave
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Roger Furlong
(406) 541-3804
700 W Kent Ave
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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W Scott Albrecht OD
Ferguson & Zell
(406) 549-2541
2110 Oxford St
Missoula, MT
 
Three Rivers Eye Care Center PC
(406) 543-9200
1821 S Ave W Ste 202
Missoula, MT
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Optometrist

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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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