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Contact Lenses Van Wert OH

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Miller & Miller
(419) 238-9412
321 W Main St
Van Wert, OH
 
Miller Optometric
(419) 238-9412
321 W Main St
Van Wert, OH
 
Van WERT Vision Ctr
(419) 238-9244
215 N Market St
Van Wert, OH
 
Van WERT Vision Ctr
(419) 238-9244
1183 Westwood Dr
Van Wert, OH
 
Van Wert Vision Llc
(419) 238-9244
215 N Market St
Van Wert, OH
Services
Optometrist

George K Miller Jr Optometrist Inc
(419) 238-5503
321 W Main St
Van Wert, OH
Services
Optometrist

MarkA. Bidlack,O.D.
(419) 238-9244
Van Wert Vision, Ltd.,215 N. Market St.
Van Wert, OH
 
Miller Vision Center
Dr. Dennis Miller
(419) 238-5503
321 W. Main St.
Van Wert, OH
 
Milena Stekly OD
(419) 232-6004
793 Fox Rd
Van Wert, OH
 
Van Wert Vision
Dr. Darren Karcher
(419) 238-9244
1183 Westwood Dr.
Van Wert, OH
 

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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