Contact Lenses Riverdale GA

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Ricardo Brasiliano Akstein
(770) 996-4844
86 Upper Riverdale Rd
Riverdale, GA
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Ophthalmology

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John Justus Miller
(770) 907-9400
155 Medical Way
Riverdale, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jettie Marita Burnett
(770) 996-0700
6170 Old National Hwy
College Park, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Charles H Tucker
(770) 460-4286
101 Yorktown Dr
Fayetteville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Brian D Long
(770) 719-7950
1265 Highway 54 W
Fayetteville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert T Goetzinger
(770) 994-9913
131 Upper Riverdale Rd Sw
Riverdale, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Harvey B DuBiner
(770) 968-8888
1000 Corporate Center Dr
Morrow, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Joon Y Kim
(770) 968-8888
1000 Corporate Center Dr
Morrow, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Oscar Burton Carlisle
(770) 460-8610
147 Marquis Dr
Fayetteville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert H Marmer
(404) 768-2020
777 Cleveland Ave
Atlanta, GA
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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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