Contact Lenses Princeton WV

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Theodore Paul Werblin
(304) 487-6123
1051 Stafford Dr
Princeton, WV
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Yasier Kanawati
(304) 325-5711
510 Cherry St
Bluefield, WV
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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StanleyW. Robertson,O.D.
(304) 487-3787
Rr02 Box 524e
Princeton, WV
 
Taylor Optical
(304) 425-3679
868 Mercer St
Princeton, WV
 
Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(304) 431-2105
201 Greasy Ridge Rd
Princeton, WV
Services
Optometrist

Stephen Hill Blaydes
(304) 327-8128
1109 W Cumberland Rd
Bluefield, WV
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Donald Taylor OD
Adkins Eyecare Ctr
(304) 425-7265
866 Mercer St
Princeton, WV
 
ChristopherN. Hansen,O.D.
(304) 425-2444
Appalachian Eyecare,201 Greasy Ridge Road
Princeton, WV
 
BradleyM. Lane,O.D.
(304) 922-4948
Appalachian Eye Care,700 Oakvale Rd
Princeton, WV
 
ZaneR. Lawhorn,O.D.
(304) 487-2020
1043 Stafford Drive
Princeton, WV
 
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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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