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Doctors discovered the reshaping phenomena of glass lenses as early as the 1940s. This history of orthokeratology includes contributions made by Jessen, Ziff, Nolan, Paige, Gates, May, Grant, Fontana, Tabb, Freeman, Shed, Kerns, and Binder to the use of contact lenses for myopia reduction | 2011/9/12 20:28:25

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A contact lens (also known simply as contacts for a pair) is a corrective , cosmetic , or therapeutic lens usually placed on the cornea of the eye . Leonardo da Vinci is credited with describing and sketching the first ideas for contact lenses in 1508, but it was more than 300 years later

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Professor Dan Reinstein is a specialist ophthalmic surgeon in the UK and is a board-certified ophthalmologist in the USA and Canada, specializing in the field of refractive surgery (vision correction). He is medical director of the London Vision Clinic and holds professorships and consultant | 2010/9/25 7:24:10

Eugène Kalt print that pageTimeline of Eugène Kalt

Kalt was born in Landser in the Alsace region of France. [ edit ] See also Orthokeratology [ edit ] References Pearson RM. "Kalt, keratoconus, and the contact lens." Optom Vis Sci . 1989 Sep;66(9):643-6. PMID 2677884 . [ edit ] External links " Hard Contact Lenses ". The College | 2010/9/26 21:13:23

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Founded in 1976, Paragon was the first company to introduce oxygen permeable contact lens materials to independent laboratories in the United States . [ edit ] External links Official website

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Myopia has been classified in various manners. [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] [ edit ] By cause Borish and Duke-Elder classified myopia by cause: [ 3 ] [ 4 ] Axial myopia is attributed to an increase in the eye's axial length. [ 5 ] Refractive myopia is attributed to the condition of the refractive

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Wesley-Jessen was acquired by CIBA Vision by 2001. [ edit ] References ^ a b McQueen, Adrienn Orthokeratology Eyewitness No. 4 2003 ^ History of CLMA Awards This biographical article related to medicine is a stub . You can help Wikipedia by expanding it . v   •   d