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Carol Hoffman
(302) 657-0386
4102 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Neil Scott Kalin
(302) 731-2020
314 E Main St
Newark, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ari Abel
(302) 998-3220
4923 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Stefan S O'Connor
(302) 992-0238
2055 Limestone Rd
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Stewart Gregory Smith
(302) 655-3388
1100 N Grant Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.AMY FARRALL
(302) 737-5777
317 East Main Street
Newark, DE
Gender
F
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Frank R Owczarek
(302) 454-8800
4102 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.AMANDA FICHTER
(302) 655-3388
2710 Centerville Road #102
Wilmington, DE
Gender
F
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Odette Callender
(302) 994-2511
1601 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John B Ferguson
(302) 655-3388
1100 N Grant Ave
Wilmington, DE
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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