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Samuel M Jeng
(623) 583-5180
14416 W Meeker Blvd
Sun City West, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Charles Louis Schaffer
(623) 584-9295
13624 W Camino Del Sol Ste 200
Sun City West, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.ERIK ORNSTEIN
15033 West Bell Road #150
Surprise, AZ
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Jon S Jacobson
(623) 974-5530
13000 N 103rd Ave
Sun City, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Emilio M Justo
(623) 876-2020
10701 W Bell Rd
Sun City, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Daniel James Briceland
(623) 546-2020
13624 W Camino Del Sol Ste 200
Sun City West, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Mark F Johnson
(623) 583-5180
14416 W Meeker Blvd
Sun City West, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Scott Harrison
(623) 977-7201
13041 N Del Webb Blvd
Sun City, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Pamela Williams
(623) 977-7201
13041 N Del Webb Blvd
Sun City, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Warren H Victor
(623) 977-9000
15405 N 99th Ave
Sun City, AZ
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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