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Dr.Uwe Canting
(919) 468-2636
7530 Louisburg Road
Raleigh, NC
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M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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James William Kiley
(919) 876-2427
3320 Executive Dr
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Bruce Stephen Boliek
(919) 876-2427
3320 Executive Dr
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Robert Jeffrey Board
(919) 876-2427
3320 Executive Dr
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Vincent P Dahringer
(919) 862-9090
4700 Falls Of Neuse Rd
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Edwin Russell Swann
(919) 231-3937
23 Sunnybrook Rd
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Walton Kitchin Joyner
(919) 787-2758
3900 Browning Place
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Holly Pugh Johnson
(919) 876-2427
3320 Executive Dr
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William Wade Foster
(919) 876-2427
3320 Executive Dr
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Nouman Siddiqui
(919) 876-2427
3320 Executive Dr
Raleigh, NC
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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