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Contact Lenses Okmulgee OK

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WilliamL. Hull,O.D.
(918) 756-2124
P.O. Box 610,916 E. 8th Street
Okmulgee, OK
 
Walt P Megown OD Inc
(918) 756-2124
916 E 8th St
Okmulgee, OK
Services
Optometrist

Z Lin Brister MD
Eye Center
(918) 756-0316
Po Box 520
Okmulgee, OK
 
Michael L Brian OD PC
(918) 652-2536
900 W Main St
Henryetta, OK
Services
Optometrist

MichaelL. Brian,O.D.
(918) 652-2536
900 West Main
Henryetta, OK
 
David Hall OD
Okmulgee Vision Clinic
(918) 756-0316
Po Box 520
Okmulgee, OK
 
DavidK. Hall,O.D.
(918) 756-0316
P.O. Box 520,300 Creek Pl.
Okmulgee, OK
 
Ward And Hall PC
(918) 756-0316
300 Creek Dr
Okmulgee, OK
Services
Optometrist

Henryetta Eye Clinic
(918) 652-2345
900 W Main St
Henryetta, OK
 
Henryetta Eye Ctr
(918) 652-2345
900 W Main St
Henryetta, OK
 

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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