Contact Lenses Oak Forest IL

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Rama D Jager
(708) 687-2222
6320 159th St
Oak Forest, IL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Allen M Pielet
(708) 342-6240
6701 159th St
Tinley Park, IL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joel U Mann
(708) 371-7838
6420 W 127th St
Palos Heights, IL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.DENNIS IRELAND
(312) 225-6200
6420 W 127th St # 108
Palos Heights, IL
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Sohail J Hasan
(708) 596-8710
71 W 156th St
Harvey, IL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas John
(708) 429-2223
16532 S Oak Park Avenue
Tinley Park, IL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Calvin Alexander Grant
(708) 499-0123
7808 W College Dr
Palos Heights, IL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Nancy A Tucker
(708) 444-7200
16650 Harlem Ave
Tinley Park, IL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Matthew E Schmidt
(708) 361-0010
7600 W College Dr
Palos Heights, IL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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James F Kapustiak
(708) 388-4400
11600 S Kedzie Ave
Merrionette Park, IL
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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