Moeller Applanation Tonometer

Catalogue Number: 1050
Moeller Applanation Tonometer
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Tonometer
Designer/inventor: J Draeger
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1975
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: West Germany
Publisher/Manufacturer: Moeller Wedel
Description Of Item: Moeller applanation tonometer complete in original case with spare globes, alcohol swabs & fluorescein strips as used in practice.Plastic, glass, metal. Cream enamel & black leatherette finish.L: 25.0 cm x W: 4.2 cm x D: 14.5 cmInstrument only in Museum Gallery display
Historical Significance: The Moeller applanation tonometer was devised by J Draeger in the 1960s (Principle and clinical application of a portable applanation tonometer. Invest Ophthalmol. 1967 Apr;6(2):132-4)
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken Nov 2008
Date Acquired: Nov 2008
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. East wall Unit 3 Cupboard

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