Contact Lenses Russellville AR

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H Keith Scott OD
Family Eye Care Of Russellvile
(479) 968-3937
214 E 4Th St
Russellville, AR
 
HuelT. Heath,O.D.
(479) 968-7302
1700 West B Street
Russellville, AR
 
LoriJ. Canfield,O.D.
(479) 967-6113
317 East Parkway
Russellville, AR
 
Scott Eye Clinic PA
(479) 968-3937
214 E 4th St
Russellville, AR
Services
Optometrist

WilliamR. Patterson,O.D.
(479) 968-7302
Russellville Eye Clinic,1700 West B Street
Russellville, AR
 
PhilipH. Clark,O.D.
(479) 967-4711
Clark Eye Clinic,302 North Phoenix
Russellville, AR
 
KimberlyR. Patterson,O.D.
(479) 968-7302
Russellville Eye Clinic,1700 West B Street
Russellville, AR
 
HenryK. Scott,O.D.
4799683937-968-3937
scott eye clinic,214 East Fourth Street
Russellville, AR
 
Clark Eye Clinic - Drs. Philip Clark & Dr. Lori Matsuno
(479) 967-4711
302 N. Phoenix
Russellville, AR
 
Lieblong Eye Clinic PA
(479) 968-2020
2800 W Main St
Russellville, AR
Services
Optometrist

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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