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Stephen Alton Baynham
(770) 267-4561
517 Great Oaks Dr
Monroe, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Mark G Haywood
(678) 442-1161
721 Wellness Way
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Stephen Arthur Godlewski
(770) 979-1144
2085 Mcgee Rd
Snellville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Morris Michael Pulliam
(770) 786-1234
4167 Hospital Dr Ne
Covington, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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James Michael Cuttone
(770) 929-1333
1309 Milstead Road
Conyers, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Sean S Koh
(678) 405-0922
575 Professional Dr
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard Carlin
(770) 979-2020
2347 Lenora Church Rd
Snellville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Bradley G Jacoby
(770) 787-6200
7170 Highway 278
Covington, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Philip E Newman
(770) 922-2201
1400 Wellbrook Cir Ne
Conyers, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Arati D Pandya
(770) 929-1333
1309 Milstead Rd
Conyers, GA
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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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