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Contact Lenses Sheridan WY

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Andrew F Hall
(307) 674-4449
350 S Brooks St
Sheridan, WY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Walton F Smith OD
(307) 673-5177
1050 Sugarland Dr
Sheridan, WY
Services
Optometrist

Groshart Eye Clinic PC
(307) 674-7611
P.O. BOX 786
Sheridan, WY
 
TimJ. Fehlauer,O.D.
(307) 675-2020
Sheridan Eyecare Center,116 South Main
Sheridan, WY
 
Wal-mart Stores Inc
(307) 674-7417
1695 Coffeen Ave
Sheridan, WY
Services
Optometrist

JosephV. Katschke,O.D.
(307) 673-5177
WyoVision Associates, Inc.,1450 Sugarland Drive
Sheridan, WY
 
Sheridan Optical Inc
(307) 672-5516
23 E Grinnell Plz
Sheridan, WY
Services
Optometrist

Walton Smith OD
Wyovision Associates Inc
(307) 673-5177
1050 Sugarland Dr
Sheridan, WY
 
MatthewE. Groshart,O.D.
(307) 674-7611
Groshart Eye Clinic PC,25 Grinnell Plaza
Sheridan, WY
 
Sheridan Eyecare
(307) 674-7331
116 S Main St
Sheridan, WY
 
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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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