Catalogue Number: 2566
Bausch & Lomb Thermal Disinfection Kit with patient instructions and carry bag
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Corporation: Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1982
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: Bausch & Lomb Inc.
Description Of Item: Silver zippered bag, 220 x 160 x 65 mm, with blue binding with the words 'Bausch & Lomb Thermal Care System printed on the bottom right hand corner containing an electric thermal disinfectiion unit (Cat. N0 50912, Ser. No 326002), blue B & L Deluxe lens case, two clear cylindrical vials marked R and L for enzymatic protein remover use, instruction booklets and leaflets for the thermal unit (Copyright 1982), enzymatic cleaner, deluxe case, lens cleaning for daily cleaner (2) and warning leaflet re damage to unit.
Historical Significance: Bausch & Lomb provided practitioners with complete disinfection packs for sale to patients for either thermal or chemical disinfection systems. The thermal disinfection pack provided starter size bottles of solutions and instructions for the patient new to contact lens wear. The museum holds another example of the thermal unit only (Cat. no. 2029)
How Acquired: Donated by Rebecca Czajkowska
Date Acquired: 10/03/2015
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 5