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Contact Lenses Moscow ID

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David Bryan Leach
(208) 882-4662
804 S Washington St
Moscow, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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JasonN. Hurley,O.D.
Eyecare of Rigby,527 Rigby Lake Dr Ste C
Rigby, ID
 
Paris Investments Llc
(208) 882-3434
1205 E 6th St
Moscow, ID
Services
Optometrist

Roger Robertson OD
(208) 882-2932
213 N Main St
Moscow, ID
Services
Optometrist

MarkD. Pyle,O.D.
1955 East F St
Moscow, ID
 
William R French
(208) 883-3937
202 E 7th St
Moscow, ID
Services
Optometrist

ClearView Eye Clinic
(208) 882-4662
804 S. Washington Street, Suite B
Moscow, ID
 
Douglas Joel Davidson
(208) 883-3000
512 S Main St
Moscow, ID
Services
Optometrist

Moscow Vision Clinic PC
(208) 882-2020
1420 S Blaine St Ste 6
Moscow, ID
Services
Optometrist

Palouse Ocularium
Dr. William French
(208) 883-3937
202 E. 7th St.
Moscow, ID
 
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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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