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Contact Lenses Mukilteo WA

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Lake Stevens Vision Clinic
(425) 315-7841
515 SR 9 NE Ste 104
Lake Stevens, WA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Opticians, Transition Lenses

David F Peck
(425) 775-0548
21616 76th Ave W
Edmonds, WA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Sarbjit Virk
(425) 486-3937
15407 Main Street
Bothell, WA
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Richard J Kenny
(425) 316-0338
1025 153rd St Se
Mill Creek, WA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas W Jones
(425) 259-2020
3930 Hoyt Ave
Everett, WA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Brian K Takagi
(425) 774-2620
21600 Highway 99
Edmonds, WA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Anna Soohyung Kim
(425) 637-3990
7320 216th St Sw
Edmonds, WA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Rachel C Reinhardt
(425) 316-0338
1025 153rd St Se
Mill Creek, WA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Leonardo Dacanay
(425) 259-2020
3930 Hoyt Ave
Everett, WA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael Venedict Osetinsky
(425) 252-2333
1724 West Marine View Drive
Everett, WA
Specialty
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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