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Dwight H Capps
(270) 753-3131
300 S 8th St
Murray, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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James C Hart
(270) 753-3131
300 S 8th St
Murray, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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DouglasW. Payne,O.D.
(318) 227-2144
PO Box 1024
Murray, KY
 
Murray Vision Ctr
(270) 753-2842
106 N 6th St
Murray, KY
 
Kevin M Adams Eyecare Specialties
(270) 759-2500
308 S 12th St
Murray, KY
Services
Optometrist

David F Bryson
(270) 753-3131
300 S 8th St
Murray, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Courtney Vision Ctr
(270) 759-1429
1208 Johnson Blvd
Murray, KY
 
Eyes & Eyewear
(270) 753-5507
506 N 12th St # G
Murray, KY
 
Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(270) 753-0285
809 N 12th St
Murray, KY
Services
Optometrist

BenjaminA. Hall,O.D.
(270) 767-9300
809 North 12th
Murray, KY
 
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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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