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Contact Lenses Moberly MO

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Rashed Nizam
(660) 263-0404
300 N Morley St
Moberly, MO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Eye Care Optical
(660) 263-0606
715 N Morley St
Moberly, MO
Services
Optometrist

Dan R Boardsen OD PC
(660) 263-3737
541 W Reed St
Moberly, MO
Services
Optometrist

KevinD. Gunnerson,O.D.
(660) 263-5885
My Eye Doctor, LLC,1301 Highway 24 East
Moberly, MO
 
Boardsen Dan R OD
(660) 263-0558
1405 Conestoga Trce
Moberly, MO
 
Moberly Eye Center Inc
(660) 263-4261
417 E Urbandale Dr
Moberly, MO
Services
Optometrist

Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(660) 263-0494
1301 E Highway 24
Moberly, MO
Services
Optometrist

FrederickE Bodenhamer,O.D.
P.O. Box 400 541 West Reed
Moberly, MO
 
DannyR. Boardsen,O.D.
P.O. Box 400 541 West Reed
Moberly, MO
 
Jon Rampton D.O. - Clinic
(660) 263-4770
1513 Union Ave., Suite 1600
Moberly, MO
 
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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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