Contact Lenses Paragould AR

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Richard Lowell Hardcastle
(870) 236-6948
1000 W Kingshighway
Paragould, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Alyssa Nicole Wenger
(870) 932-2211
623 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas M Stank
(870) 935-6396
601 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joseph Charles Stainton
(870) 932-2211
623 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Southern Eye Associates Ltd
(870) 236-2473
318 S 12th St
Paragould, AR
Services
Optometrist

Matthew W Margolis
(870) 935-6396
601 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Russell Lee Harral
(870) 932-2211
623 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Fred J George
(870) 932-0485
416 E Washington Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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JamiA. Veal,O.D.
(870) 236-1313
Paragould Eye Care,2711 West Kings Highway Suite no 4
Paragould, AR
 
TeriS. Gill,O.D.
(870) 236-9371
2802 West Kings Highway
Paragould, AR
 
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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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