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Jerry W Conners
(859) 781-2700
40 N Grand Ave
Fort Thomas, KY
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Ophthalmology

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Michael E Daun
(513) 381-1900
2055 Reading Rd
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Christopher J DeVine
(513) 381-1900
2055 Reading Rd
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Lawrence Tenkman
(513) 584-1000
234 Goodman St
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Mark A Cepela
(859) 331-6616
2865 Chancellor Dr
Crestview Hills, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Stephen F Meyers
(859) 781-3110
1501 Alexandria Pike
Fort Thomas, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Buten Eyewear Et Cetera LLC
(513) 721-1848
21 East Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH

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Richard Ira Abrahamson
(513) 621-2445
105 W 4th St
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Adam H Kaufman
(513) 475-7295
222 Piedmont Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael S Halpin
(859) 341-4525
375 Thomas More Pkwy
Crestview Hills, KY
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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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