Catalogue Number: 4041
Pair of Scleral Contact Lenses and moulds in metal case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Designer/inventor: Ian Bailey
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne, Australia
Description Of Item: Brown patterned fabric covered snap case, 77 mm x 50 mm x 24 mm, lined with cream faux chamois containing two plastic scleral contact lenses and the moulds used for their manufacture.
Historical Significance: Lenses made by Ian Bailey when a member of staff at the Victorian college of Optometry.
How Acquired: Donated by Ian Bailey
Date Acquired: 7/10/2019
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 2