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Lena Adams
(617) 247-5998
352 Newbury St, Boston
Boston, MA
Business
Lena Adams Practice
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Macular Degeneration diagnosis and cure, Post-accident surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Medical School: Harvard University, 1989
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish,Icelandic,French

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Watertown Eye
(617) 752-3722
2 kingsbury ave
Watertown, MA
Hours
Monday 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 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, Transition Lenses

David E Eisenberg
(617) 884-0456
111 Everett Ave
Chelsea, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Nicole Benitah
(617) 573-4169
243 Charles St
Boston, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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John V Thomas
(617) 367-4800
50 Staniford St
Boston, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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The Sheth Horsley Eye Center
(781) 712-1257
3 Woodland Rd
Stoneham, MA
Promotion
10% off of Lasik Laser Vision Correction!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Surgery, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Glaucoma Surgery, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Laser Vision Correction, Ophthalmologists, Opticians, Transition Lenses

James Richard Lee
(617) 846-7950
52 Crest Ave
Winthrop, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kuldip Kumar Vaid
(781) 286-5854
300 Broadway
Revere, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Audrey Ahuero
(617) 573-3529
243 Charles St
Boston, MA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kenneth Mandell
(617) 573-4169
243 Charles St
Boston, MA
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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