Contact Lenses Tahlequah OK

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Alvaro Gonzalez
(918) 458-3536
100 S Bliss Ave
Tahlequah, OK
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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WillisC. Maples,O.D.
(918) 456-5511
Northeastern State University,1001 N. Grand Ave.
Tahlequah, OK
 
DavidC. Lewerenz,O.D.
(918) 444-4090
NSU Oklahoma College of Optometry,1001 N Grand Ave
Tahlequah, OK
 
DouglasPenisten,O.D.
(918) 444-4025
NSU College of Optometry,1001 N. Grand Ave
Tahlequah, OK
 
WesleyJ. Derosier,O.D.
(918) 456-5511
NSUOCO,1001 N. Grand
Tahlequah, OK
 
Richard Castillo
(918) 458-2109
1001 N Grand Ave
Tahlequah, OK
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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RebeccaA. Enloe,O.D.
Northeastern State University,1001 N. Grand
Tahlequah, OK
 
BrettM. Howell,O.D.
NSUOCO,1001 north grand ave.
Tahlequah, OK
 
James E Dunn
(918) 456-3552
119 N Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK
Services
Optometrist

Bodiford Eye Center
918-431-9945 888-386-2020
1200 West 4th Street
Tahlequah, OK
 
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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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