Contact Lenses Ocean Springs MS

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James D Sutton
(228) 875-2020
3631 Bienville Blvd
Ocean Springs, MS
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Ophthalmology

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Erman Franklin Rawlings
(228) 875-6658
3430 Bienville Blvd
Ocean Springs, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joel M Knight
(228) 396-5185
1720a Medical Park Dr
Biloxi, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Janet Carriere Harrison
(228) 523-4905
400 Veterans Ave
Biloxi, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William C Sams
(228) 864-2633
1900 23rd Ave
Gulfport, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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George M Thurber
(228) 875-3937
3420 Bienville Blvd
Ocean Springs, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Avit John Gremillion
(228) 392-1100
967 Cedar Lake Rd
Biloxi, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Rainna P Bahadur
(228) 396-5185
1720a Medical Park Dr
Biloxi, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Christopher D Hogan
(228) 896-1120
351 Cowan Rd
Gulfport, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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H C Semple MD
Ms Eye Assoc
(228) 875-2020
3631 Bienville Blvd
Ocean Springs, MS
 
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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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