Contact Lenses Park City UT

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Geoffrey Craig Tabin
(435) 658-9200
1743 Redstone Center Dr
Park City, UT
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Ophthalmology

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Francis John Wapner
(801) 263-2020
1250 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Stella Yi Chou
(801) 501-0035
8789 Highland Dr
Sandy, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John B Fassio
(801) 424-3090
4568 Highland Dr
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William Scott Lohner
(801) 756-9627
12 N 1100 E
American Fork, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Gary Brewster Stanford
(801) 263-2020
1250 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Corey A Miller
(801) 277-1087
1485 East 3900 South
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael S Kottler
(801) 424-3090
4568 Highland Dr
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jesse N Hunsaker
(801) 756-9627
12 N 1100 E
American Fork, UT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Albert Thomas Vitale
(801) 581-3195
65 N Medical Dr
Slc, UT
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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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