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Contact Lenses Woodward OK

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GregoryS. Cook,O.D.
(580) 256-1288
1621 Texas Ave
Woodward, OK
 
John Hawkins OD Inc
(580) 256-7755
1709 Main St
Woodward, OK
Services
Optometrist

9th Street Vision Clinic
(580) 254-5060
1602 9th St
Woodward, OK
 
Woodward Vision Clinic Inc
(580) 256-6699
1009 Texas St
Woodward, OK
 
KristiB. Moseley,O.D.
(580) 254-5060
1602 9th Street
Woodward, OK
 
CrystalY. Mosteller,O.D.
(580) 254-5060
1602 9th Street
Woodward, OK
 
Woodward Vision Clinic Inc
(580) 256-6699
1009 Texas St
Woodward, OK
Services
Optometrist

DavidC. Jones,O.D.
(580) 256-7755
Northwest Eye Associates,1709 Main Street
Woodward, OK
 
Woodward Vision Clinic Inc
(580) 256-6699
P.O. BOX 607
Woodward, OK
 
Kristi Moseley OD
Vision Source
(580) 254-5060
1602 9Th St
Woodward, OK
 

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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