Contact Lenses Mount Olive NC

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Barry Hoyle Teasley
(919) 734-8440
103 Cox Blvd
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Charles S Zwerling
(919) 736-3937
2709 Medical Office Place
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Doctors Vision Center
(919) 658-0474
1130 N Breazeale Ave
Mount Olive, NC
 
Thomas Shaver Dr
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P.O. BOX 986
Mount Olive, NC
 
C Zwerling Goldsboro Eye Clinic
(919) 658-5001
232 Smith Chapel Rd
Mount Olive, NC
Services
Optometrist

Terry Lee Forrest
(919) 734-8440
103 Cox Blvd
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Micheal Roy Willman
(919) 734-8440
103 Cox Blvd
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Patrick Mc Laren OD
Doctors Vision Ctr
(919) 658-0474
1130 N Breazeale Ave # D
Mt Olive, NC
 
Thomas Shaver OD
Warren Eye Care
(919) 658-3892
Po Box 986
Mt Olive, NC
 
Spectrum Optical Inc
(910) 657-0474
1130 D North Breazale Ave
Mount Olive, NC
Services
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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