Contact Lenses Wethersfield CT

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Joseph Francis Bentivegna
(860) 721-8800
541 Cromwell Ave
Rocky Hill, CT
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Ophthalmology

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Alexander Rudolf Gaudio
(860) 549-2020
85 Seymour St
Hartford, CT
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Ophthalmology

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Jerry Neuwirth
(860) 525-3900
85 Seymour St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Edmund Thaddeus Suski
(860) 247-2169
19 Woodland St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William R Maron
(860) 522-5215
21 Woodland St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael S Ruddat
(860) 525-3900
85 Seymour St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Paul Anton Gaudio
(860) 549-2020
85 Seymour St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Donald James Salzberg
(860) 233-2346
836 Farmington Ave
West Hartford, CT
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Shari Madelene Roth
(860) 523-1900
836 Farmington Ave
West Hartford, CT
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Ophthalmology

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Spiro Combest
(860) 233-2020
1013 Farmington Ave
West Hartford, CT
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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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