O2 Optix Trial Contact Lenses (2 Boxes)

Catalogue Number: 2425
O2 Optix Trial Contact Lenses (2 Boxes)
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Corporation: Ciba Vision Corporation
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2004
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Pulua Batam, Indonesia
Publisher/Manufacturer: Ciba Vision Corporation, Duluth, Georgia, USA
Description Of Item: Two boxes each 93x50x9 mm containing three trial silicon hydrogel soft disposable contact lenses, face contains words O2 Optix, breathable contact lenses and Free Trial Lenses Not for Sale, CibaVision. One end of box shows lens parameters [2425(a) +1.50, Expiry date 2010/11, 2425(b) +2.00] Expry date 2010/12, the rear lists contents and lens composition including material 67% Lotrafilcon B and Dk=110
Historical Significance: O2 Optix was launched in USA in September 2004 as a monthly replacement silicon hydrogel contact lens, It had a lower oxygen transmission than the Night and Day lens which precluded it from overnight wear. It was renamed Air Optix in 2005-2006 due to branding problems in Europe where O2 was the name of a telephone company.
How Acquired: Donated by Karingal Optical
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 2

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