Contact Lenses Mountain Home AR

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William Dixwell Hill
(870) 425-2277
360 Highway 5 N
Mountain Home, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Douglas William Marx
(870) 424-2020
140 Highway 201 N
Mountain Home, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kenneth Merle Kilgore
(870) 424-4900
2943 Highway 62 W
Mountain Home, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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WhitneyD. McFall,O.D.
(870) 425-2277
Ozark Eye Center,360 Hwy 5 North
Mountain Home, AR
 
DustinC Vance,O.D.
2183 Hwy 62 West
Mountain Home, AR
 
Allen S McGaughey
(870) 425-2277
360 Highway 5 N
Mountain Home, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kenneth A Jones
(870) 425-2277
360 Highway 5 N
Mountain Home, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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CharlesG. Crosslin,O.D.
(870) 424-4900
Kilgore Vision Center,P O Box 444
Mountain Home, AR
 
Ozark Eye Center PA
(870) 425-2277
360 Highway 5 N
Mountain Home, AR
Services
Optometrist

Kenneth Kilgore MD
Kilgore Vision Ctr
(870) 424-4900
Po Box 444
Mountain Home, AR
 
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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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