Contact Lenses New Iberia LA

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Thomas Davis Curry
(337) 367-1247
607 Rue De Brille
New Iberia, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Frederick D Hall
(337) 256-8395
1110 Angers St
New Iberia, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Scott Thomas Gauthreaux
(337) 232-2710
1101 S College Rd
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard J Bourgeois
(337) 264-1390
1000 W Pinhook Rd
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Francis J Bonin OD
(337) 364-0425
1612 E Main St Ste C
New Iberia, LA
Services
Optometrist

Henry Mark Kwong
(337) 367-1247
607 Rue De Brille
New Iberia, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard James Piccione
(337) 989-2600
4906 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Frank J Culotta
(337) 232-2710
1101 S College Rd
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Harold W Ledoux
(337) 235-6263
155 Hospital Dr
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(337) 364-3841
1205 E Admiral Doyle Dr
New Iberia, LA
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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