Contact Lenses Wilmington DE

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Jeffrey Bruce Minkovitz
(302) 652-3353
1207 N Scott St
Wilmington, DE
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Ophthalmology

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David C Larned
(302) 655-7600
2300 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE
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Ophthalmology

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Gregory D Hall
(302) 656-1616
2323 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Stephen H Franklin
(302) 652-3353
1207 N Scott St
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Marimelia Skovronsky
(302) 478-1333
4103 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Paula Chi-lin Ko
(302) 652-3353
1207 N Scott St
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Charles Wang
(302) 655-1500
1700 Wawaset St
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Temidayo Adekoyejo Olurin
(302) 654-4800
1403 N Rodney St
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John B Ferguson
(302) 655-3388
1100 N Grant Ave
Wilmington, DE
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Ophthalmology

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Stewart Gregory Smith
(302) 655-3388
1100 N Grant Ave
Wilmington, DE
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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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