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Elizabeth Victoria Tukan
(623) 933-3024
13128 N 94th Drive
Peoria, AZ
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Ophthalmology

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Charles Joseph Hofer
(623) 972-1101
13340 N 94th Dr
Peoria, AZ
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Ophthalmology

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Joseph L Sippe
(623) 876-6910
13760 N 93rd Ave
Peoria, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Emilio M Justo
(623) 876-2020
10701 W Bell Rd
Sun City, AZ
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Ophthalmology

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Scott Harrison
(623) 977-7201
13041 N Del Webb Blvd
Sun City, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Max Chung ho Kim
(314) 977-8341
13340 N 94th Dr
Peoria, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Chrysanne Rinderknecht
(623) 977-8341
13340 N 94th Dr
Peoria, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Pamela Williams
(623) 977-7201
13041 N Del Webb Blvd
Sun City, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jon S Jacobson
(623) 974-5530
13000 N 103rd Ave
Sun City, AZ
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Ophthalmology

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Warren H Victor
(623) 977-9000
15405 N 99th Ave
Sun City, AZ
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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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