Tints 55 Tinted Soft Contact Lens Demonstration Lenses

Catalogue Number: 2759
Tints 55 Tinted 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: Hamble, UK
Publisher/Manufacturer: Aspect Vision Care
Description Of Item: Two vials 40 mm high, diameter 22 mm, with re-sealable plastic caps each containing a transparently tinted soft contact lens. Vials labelled Tints 55, 8.9, 14.2, +0.25 and with a coloured portion indicating tint colour (cool aqua, Soft green). Lens material Filcon 1b, water content 55%, Expiry date 08/00
Historical Significance: Demonstration trial lenses were supplied to optometrists to allow patients to assess the effect of tints on appearance. Transparent tints of this type had little effect on dark coloured eyes.Aspect Vision Care was formed in 1991 by the merger of Aspect Contact Lenses and New Focus. Cooper vision acquired Aspect Vision Care in 1997.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 16/01/2013
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 16

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