Contact Lenses Thomasville GA

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Michael L Haney
(229) 226-6000
2282 E Pinetree Blvd
Thomasville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William Z Bridges
(229) 226-6000
2282 E Pinetree Blvd
Thomasville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael J Magbalon
(229) 226-6000
2282 E Pinetree Blvd
Thomasville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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RonM. Bannister,O.D.
(229) 226-9190
Dr. Ron M Bannister,102 South Dawson Street
Thomasville, GA
 
National Vision Inc
(229) 227-1938
15078 Us 19 South
Thomasville, GA
Services
Optometrist

Robert D Webb
(229) 226-6000
2282 E Pinetree Blvd
Thomasville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John S Newton
(229) 226-6000
2282 E Pinetree Blvd
Thomasville, GA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ron M Bannister OD
(229) 226-9190
102 S Dawson St
Thomasville, GA
Services
Optometrist

E D Crew Jr OD
(229) 226-8833
15043 Us Highway 19 S
Thomasville, GA
 
EarlD. Crew,O.D.
(229) 226-8833
15043 US Highway 19 South
Thomasville, GA
 
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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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