Scleral contact lenses in Nissel case

Catalogue Number: 2260
Scleral contact lenses in Nissel case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: mid 20th Century
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: England
Description Of Item: Two rigid plastic (PMMA) scleral contact lenses in plastic, hinged light grey case.One lens, engraved 'R', has overall diameter 26mm, power +6.75DS. Other lens diameter 23mm, marked with 2 red dots at periphery, has one fenestration at limbal junction & power +16.00DS. Plastic case marked with 'GN' logo for G Nissel Co. Some remnants of foam padding remain inside case lid. Case: 68mm x 50mm x 18mm.
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela Sutton
Date Acquired: July 2011
Condition: Lenses: very good, case:fair
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 2

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