Contact Lenses Rock Springs WY

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Peter Merrill Jensen
(307) 382-4114
1208 Hilltop Dr
Rock Springs, WY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John Pembroke OD
Optique 20/20 Of Evanston
(307) 382-4444
2820 Foothill Blvd
Rock Springs, WY
 
Wal-mart Stores Inc
(307) 362-3419
201 Gateway Blvd
Rock Springs, WY
Services
Optometrist

Family Vision Clinic P C
(307) 382-3937
544 Broadway St
Rock Springs, WY
Services
Optometrist

JamesR. Byars,O.D.
Optique 20/20,2001 Dewar Dr., Suite 160
Rock Springs, WY
 
James Byars OD
Contact Lens Ctr & Vision Clin
(307) 362-2020
2001 Dewar Dr # 160
Rock Springs, WY
 
Coby Ramsey OD
Wyoming Vision Ctr
(307) 382-3753
2624 Commercial Way
Rock Springs, WY
 
Ramsey S Coby
(307) 382-3753
2624 Commercial Way Ste B
Rock Springs, WY
Services
Optometrist

W Andrew Lyle MD
Surgicare Center Of Ut
(307) 362-4202
755 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Wyoming Vision Center
(307) 382-4444
2820 Foothill Blvd
Rock Springs, WY
Services
Optometrist

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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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