Contact Lenses Washington Court House OH

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Donald Kamer OD
Clear Image Eyecare
(740) 335-1181
296 Blackstone St
Washington Ct Hs, OH
GreyL. Eckert,O.D.
(740) 335-2020
Dr. Grey L. Eckert,109 S. Main St.
Washington Ch, OH
Dr Grey L Eckert
(740) 335-6305
109 S Main St
Washington Court House, OH

Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(740) 333-7681
1397 Leesburg Ave
Washington Court House, OH

Nova Vision Care Pll
(937) 584-2020
65 N Howard St
Sabina, OH

Stephanie Mcdonald
(740) 335-6401
420 E Court St
Washington Court House, OH

Allen D. Griffiths, O.D.
(740) 335-2771
239 E. Court St.
Washington C.H., OH
Harold Kavoussi MD
Eye Specialists
(740) 335-7200
205 S Main St
Washington Ct Hs, OH
Optique Family Vision Care
Dr. Grey Eckert
(740) 335-6305
109 S. Main St.
Washington C.H., OH
Chester Eye Center - Drs. Brandon & Michael Chester
(740) 773-2020
349 Jefferson St.
Greenfield, 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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