Softcolours 605 Opaque Soft Contact Lens Trial Set

Catalogue Number: 2762
Softcolours 605 Opaque Soft Contact Lens Trial Set
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Time Period: 21st C
Description Of Item: Five plastic re-sealable capped vials 47 mm high 22 m diameter each containing one opaque tinted soft contact lens. Labels have been partly removed to expose the lens, remaining label is printed with lens colour (aqua, topaze, pine, noisette, jade) in a matching strip across the top edge and softcolours 605 contact lens by Precivision contact lens division C..... BC Median, Diam 14.5, Power range -0.50 (2), +0.75 (2) and + 1.00 (1)
Historical Significance: Opaque dot matrix printed soft contact lenses enabled the changing of eye colour of all natural eye colours. These lenses are possibly the product of Cooper vision following the acquisition of CL-Tinters OY in 2001.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 16/01/2013
Condition: Good. Labels part removed
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 16

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