Formula 55 VH Tint Soft Contact Lens Demonstration Lenses

Catalogue Number: 2760
Formula 55 VH Tint Soft Contact Lens Demonstration Lenses
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Corporation: Aspect Vision Care
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1996
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Berkhamsted, Herts, UK
Publisher/Manufacturer: Aspect Vision Care
Description Of Item: Two vials of 40 mm height and 22 mm diameter, one with a blue metal cap, one with a re-sealable plastic cap, each containing a visual handling (VH) tinted soft contact lens. Vials are labelled Formula 55 VH Tint with parameters 8.8/14.2/-0.25 Expiry date 07/00 or 06/01. Tints are light blue and mid aqua, water content 55%
Historical Significance: Handling tints were offered with some soft contact lenses to make detection of the lenses in the case easier. The tint had little effect on eye colour especially with dark coloured eyes. Aspect Vision Care was formed by the merger of Aspect and New Focus in 1991 and acquired by CooperVision in 1997
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 16/01/2015
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 16

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