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Contact Lenses Shawnee OK

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John Albert Robinson
(405) 275-7400
501 E Macarthur St
Shawnee, OK
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Orlando Diaz MD
(405) 273-5801
Po Box 849
Shawnee, OK
 
W.Clay McLaughlin,O.D.
(405) 273-5801
2801 North Saratoga
Shawnee, OK
 
Leonard A Reeser
(405) 275-1707
5 E Main St
Shawnee, OK
Services
Optometrist

OrlandoA. Diaz,O.D.
(405) 273-5801
Shawnee Medical Center Clinic,2801 N. Saratoga
Shawnee, OK
 
KirkF. Hoster,O.D.
(405) 275-2020
2109 Kickapoo,P.O. Box 1845
Shawnee, OK
 
JohnD. Kastl,O.D.
(405) 273-5014
4901 N Kickapoo,#1626
Shawnee, OK
 
United Optical Corp
(405) 275-1228
227 S Philadelphia Ave
Shawnee, OK
 
AustinEugene Quinn,O.D.
(405) 275-7400
Robinson Eye Institute,501 East MacArthur
Shawnee, OK
 
CharlesD. Deem,O.D.
2020 North Harrison
Shawnee, OK
 
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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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