Interpupillary distance gauge

Catalogue Number: 2205
Interpupillary distance gauge
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: PD ruler, pupillometer
Corporation: Rodenstock
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1972
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Germany
Publisher/Manufacturer: G Rodenstock Instrumente GmbH
Description Of Item: Pupillometer for measuring interpupillary distance, black plastic frame that provides a handle and a nose rest to position the device in front of the eyes of the patient, with white mm scale for each eye with mirror reversed numerals, two clear plastic sliding alignment targets, flip up semi-mirror glass plate so the scale and the patient's eyes can be viewed and the alignment made on the scale. Measures distance for each eye from the centre of the nose. Moulded name of Rodenstock on handle. (See instruction leaflet for this instrument Cat No 2230; see another example Cat No 2769)
How Acquired: Donated by Bruce Dudon, Spectacle Maker, Woodend
Date Acquired: June 2013
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 2 Overhead display

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