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Clearly Lasik- Metro Portland
(360) 818-7229
1325 SE Tech Center Dr
Vancouver, WA
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Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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Cataract Surgery, Cataract Treatment, Eye Doctors, Glaucoma Surgery, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Laser Vision Correction, Ophthalmologists

Gurunadh Atmaram Vemulakonda
(503) 494-8311
3375 Sw Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
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Ophthalmology

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Karen Winchester
(503) 223-8147
200 Sw Market St
Portland, OR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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David Timothy Wheeler
(503) 494-0741
3375 Sw Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael Louis Klein
(503) 494-3055
3375 Sw Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
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Ophthalmology

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East Vancouver Eye
(360) 991-0947
6680 NE 159th Ave.
Vancouver, WA
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Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Treatment, Opticians, Transition Lenses

William Dean Mathers
(503) 494-2745
3375 Sw Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Andrew Nmi Romanowski
(503) 227-2020
1955 Nw Northrup St
Portland, OR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Steven Theodore Bailey
(503) 494-8311
3375 Sw Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
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Ophthalmology

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Scot A Sullivan
(503) 223-8333
833 Sw 11th Ave
Portland, OR
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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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