Contact Lenses Thomaston GA

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Johnny T Deen
(706) 647-8138
232 Cherokee Road
Thomaston, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(706) 648-2109
855 N Church St
Thomaston, GA
Services
Optometrist

Barnesville Eye Clinic
(706) 647-8138
232 Cherokee Rd
Thomaston, GA
 
Thomas M Kretzmer OD
(706) 647-6608
406 W Main St
Thomaston, GA
 
The Optical Shope Of Thomaston Inc
(706) 648-6745
867 N Church St
Thomaston, GA
Services
Optometrist

Kenneth Murray Deen
(706) 647-8138
232 Cherokee Road
Thomaston, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Upson Eye Clinic
(706) 647-8138
232 Cherokee Rd
Thomaston, GA
 
ThomasM. Kretzmer,O.D.
406 West Main Street
Thomaston, GA
 
Optical Shop
(706) 648-6745
867 N Church St
Thomaston, GA
 
Thomas M Kretzmer OD
(706) 647-6608
406 W Main St
Thomaston, GA
Services
Optometrist

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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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