Contact Lenses Sioux City IA

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Jason Jonathan Jones
(712) 239-3937
4405 Hamilton Blvd
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael G Wadzinski
(712) 226-3937
2800 Pierce St
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Min-Kyu Han
(712) 239-3937
4405 Hamilton Blvd
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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ChristopherArnold Hedquist,O.D.
(712) 252-4691
Exact Eye Care,431 Pierce Street
Sioux City, IA
 
Tkc Optical Inc
(712) 252-4691
431 Pierce St
Sioux City, IA
Services
Optometrist

Timothy F Moran
(712) 252-4333
2001 Hamilton Blvd
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Charles Earl Jones
(712) 239-3937
4405 Hamilton Blvd
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Beth K Bruening
(605) 217-4500
101 Tower Rd
Dakota Dunes, SD
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Sioux City Optometric Center PC
(712) 252-4325
600 4th St Ste 500
Sioux City, IA
Services
Optometrist

StevenElwin Marsh,O.D.
(712) 252-4325
600 Fourth Street,134 Terra Centre
Sioux City, IA
 
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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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