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Contact Lenses Rutland VT

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Thomas Mason Richardson
(802) 773-0424
73 Center St
Rutland, VT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Champlain Valley Eyecare
(802) 775-2660
62 Woodstock Ave
Rutland, VT
 
Richard Del Bianco OD
(802) 773-0634
69 Allen St # 12
Rutland, VT
 
Associates In Optometry
(802) 775-2368
198 N Main St
Rutland, VT
 
Lenco
(802) 775-2505
175 Quality Ln
Rutland, VT
 
John F Coco
(802) 773-8328
71 Allen St
Rutland, VT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Circle Eye Consultant
(802) 773-0424
73 Center St
Rutland, VT
 
Vermont Optical Corp
(802) 775-1212
116 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT
 
Central Vermont Eye Care
(802) 775-0038
69 Allen Street
Rutland, VT
 
Lenco Inc
(802) 775-2505
P.O. BOX 979
Rutland, VT
 
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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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