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Dillon Boynton OD
(775) 682-8020
1664 North Virginia
Reno, NV
Business
College Optical Express @ UNR
Specialties
Optometry
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: VSP(Vision Service Plan) Eyemed, Medicaid.
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Residency Training: Charleston VA Hospital
Medical School: Salus University, 2008
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English

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Curtis A Manning
(775) 674-1100
2285 Green Vista Dr
Sparks, NV
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Terry Key
(775) 329-4545
1500 E 2nd St
Reno, NV
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Isaac Hearne
(775) 827-8855
294 E Moana Ln
Reno, NV
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William Durant
(775) 329-0286
950 Ryland St
Reno, NV
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Paul W Hiss
(775) 674-1100
2285 Green Vista Dr
Sparks, NV
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Patrick M Hsueh
(775) 829-2020
2005 Silverada Blvd
Reno, NV
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Pauline Hong
(775) 329-0286
950 Ryland St
Reno, NV
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Leonard Alan Johnson
(775) 329-0286
950 Ryland St
Reno, NV
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Geoffrey Cecchi
(775) 329-0286
950 Ryland St
Reno, NV
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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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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