Contact Lenses Westbrook ME

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Gray Family Vision Center
(207) 370-4906
6 Turnpike Acres Rd
Gray, ME
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Opticians, Transition Lenses

Frank Wildman Read
(207) 774-8277
15 Lowell St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.TRICIA PIRONE
(207) 210-6700
595 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME
Gender
F
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Robert S Cady
(207) 774-8277
15 Lowell St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William S Holt
(207) 828-2020
53 Sewall St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Bruce R Cassidy
(207) 828-2020
53 Sewall St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Natan D Kahn
(207) 774-8277
15 Lowell St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert W Daly
(207) 828-2020
53 Sewall St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Curtis Mackay Libby
(207) 774-8277
15 Lowell St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Peter S Hedstrom
(207) 774-8277
15 Lowell St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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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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