Contact Lenses Starkville MS

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George G Walker
(662) 323-3941
102 West Lampkin St
Starkville, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ford Vision Clinic Of Starkville Inc
(662) 323-0571
706 F Hwy 12 W
Starkville, MS
Services
Optometrist

James Brown MD
Virginia Eye Institute
(662) 320-6555
400 Westham Station Rd
Richmond, VA
 
Professional Eyecare P A
(662) 323-3330
6 Professional Plz
Starkville, MS
Services
Optometrist

HarlanSears,O.D.
(662) 494-5984
Walmart Store #112,1010 Hwy 12 West
Starkville, MS
 
Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(662) 324-3721
1010 Highway 12 W
Starkville, MS
Services
Optometrist

ShaunaL. Witt,O.D.
(662) 324-2555
Shauna Witt, O.D.,1010 Highway 12 West
Starkville, MS
 
SherylanA. Webb,O.D.
(662) 320-6636
Eyedeal Optical Outlet,1085 C Stark Road
Starkville, MS
 
ReaganL. Ford,O.D.
(662) 323-0571
Ford Vision Clinic,706 F Hwy 12 W.
Starkville, MS
 
SarahB. Fratesi,O.D.
(662) 323-3330
Crigler Family Vision Center,#6 Professional Plaza
Starkville, MS
 
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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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