Boston Rewetting Drops Starter Bottle 5 ml

Catalogue Number: 4001
Boston Rewetting Drops Starter Bottle 5 ml
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Corporation: Bausch and Lomb
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2014
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Greenville, South Carolina, USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: Bausch and Lomb, Rochester, New York, USA
Description Of Item: White plastic bottle 60 mm x 22 mm with sealed white screw cap labelled Boston Rewetting Drops, manufacturing details and instructions to see inside packaging carton for directions and safety information in English and Spanish. Expiry 2016/05. Temporary storage Box A
Historical Significance: Perry Rosenthal, ophthalmologist, Louis Mager, physicist and Joseph Salamone founded Polymer Technology in 1974 when they developed the first silicone acrylate rigid contact lens materials, the first commercial material being Boston IV. Solutions for care and maintenance of the material were developed. Polymer Technology was sold to Bausch and Lomb in 1983.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 17/7/2017
Condition: Very Good
Location: Archive Room. East wall Unit 5 Cupboard

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