Scleral contact lenses in case

Catalogue Number: 2500
Scleral contact lenses in case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1960
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Australia
Description Of Item: Two rigid plastic (PMMA) scleral contact lenses in original hinged hard plastic case. Each lens 23mm overall diameter with a single fenestration at limbal zone. One engraved 'R' and other 'L' at periphery. Original dark brown and green case has engraved metal clasp, remnants of foam pads and rubber suction lens applicator, now dried and brittle. Case 65mm W x 16mm H x 47mm D.
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela R Sutton
Date Acquired: Nov 2014
Condition: Lenses very good, case fair
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 2

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