Contact Lenses North Platte NE

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Mark R Young
(308) 532-5960
1214 West A Street
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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ScottW. French,O.D.
(308) 534-2000
Complete Eyecare Associates,111 South Bailey Street
Northe Platte, NE
 
Complete Eyecare Assoc
(308) 532-7390
811 William Ave
North Platte, NE
 
KimA. Baxter,O.D.
(308) 534-2000
Complete Eyecare Associates, P.C.,111 South Bailey
North Platte, NE
 
Wal-mart Stores Inc
(308) 532-5830
1401 S Dewey St
North Platte, NE
Services
Optometrist

Complete Eyecare Assoc
(308) 534-2000
111 S Bailey Ave
North Platte, NE
 
JeffreyT. OConnor,O.D.
(308) 534-2000
111 South Bailey Avenue
North Platte, NE
 
John Dorwart OD
(308) 534-7271
510 E Philip Ave
North Platte, NE
 
MarkA. Blackledge,O.D.
(308) 532-1753
North Platte Vision Center,402 South Dewey Street
North Platte, NE
 
Baxter & Oconnor PC
(308) 534-2000
111 S Bailey Ave
North Platte, NE
 
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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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