Catalogue Number: 2809
20/20 Laser Vision Practitioner's Manual and Patient Guide and Record
Sub-Category: Ophthalmic product manual/instructions
Practice/Business: 20/20 Laser Vision
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1996
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: Australian Refractive Surgery Group Pty Ltd
Description Of Item: Green plastic satchel 370 x 270 x 145 mm containing two green mock leather covered loose-leaf folders(1) Patient Information Guide and Record Folder 230 x 90 x 30 mm of 29 leaves (2) Practitioner Co-Management Procedure and Reference Manual 315 x 270 x 60 mm which also contains additional updated material and correspondence regarding developments and procedures of Excimer Laser Surgery.
Historical Significance: 20/20 Laser Vision was formed in 1996 as a limited partnership to give optometrists a direct connection with and some control of the newly developed refractive correction technique of Photo Refractive Keratectomy (PRK) and later Lasik. It operated at 31 Hoddle Street, Richmond until 2005 when it became part of Laser Sight Centres.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 20/4/2015
Condition: Good. Rear right hand corner of satchel damaged
Location: Archive office. East wall shelves unit 3