Contact Lenses Scottsville KY

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Maria Garber
(270) 651-2181
1403 Andrea St
Bowling Green, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard Henderson
(270) 622-8383
67 Christian Dr
Scottsville, KY
 
MarkD. Ross,O.D.
(270) 237-3871
306 N Court Street,P O Box 266
Scottville, KY
 
Breiwa Ware & Jeskie Psc
(270) 237-5434
1598 Old Gallatin Rd Ste B
Scottsville, KY
Services
Optometrist

JosephClay Tucker,O.D.
(270) 843-4082
1220 Ashley Circle
Bowling Green, KY
 
Aaron Jon Porter
(270) 651-2181
1403 Andrea St
Bowling Green, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Breiwa, Jeskie & Tucker Eyecare
(270) 237-5434
390 Old Gallatin Rd.
Scottsville, KY
 
John Breiwa OD
Breiwa Ware Jeskie
(270) 237-5434
1598 Old Gallatin Rd # B
Scottsville, KY
 
Mark D Ross OD
(270) 237-3871
306 N Court St
Scottsville, KY
Services
Optometrist

Downing-mcpeak Vision Centers
(270) 781-4909
1403 Andrea St
Bowling Green, KY
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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