Contact Lenses Scottsbluff NE

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Thomas J Roussel
(308) 635-3911
329 West 40th Street
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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MichaelE. Green,O.D.
(308) 632-2039
Medical Center Eye Clinic,210 West 38th
Scottsbluff, NE
 
NatashaK. Jenkins Long,O.D.
(308) 635-1234
Scottsbluff Vision Clinic,3726 Avenue D
Scottsbluff, NE
 
Paul Colburn OD
Scottsbluff Vision Clinic
(308) 635-1234
3726 Avenue D
Scottsbluff, NE
 
Bluffs Vision Clinic
(308) 635-1633
15 E 18th St
Scottsbluff, NE
 
Judson C Martin
(308) 635-3911
329 West 40th Street
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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JohnT. Mahoney,O.D.
(308) 635-1234
Scottsbluff Vision Clinic,3726 Ave. D
Scottsbluff, NE
 
Medical Center Eye Clinic
(308) 632-2039
210 W 38th St
Scottsbluff, NE
 
JeffreyA. Cook,O.D.
(308) 635-1234
Scottsbluff Vision Clinic,3726 Avenue D
Scottsbluff, NE
 
JacobJ. Krieg,O.D.
15 East 18th Street
Scottsbluff, NE
 
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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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