Coopervision Expressions Colour Palette

Catalogue Number: 3987
Coopervision Expressions Colour Palette
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Contact lens equipment
Corporation: Coopervision
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: Early 2000s
Time Period: 21st C
Publisher/Manufacturer: Coopervision
Description Of Item: White plastic palette shape imprinted CooperVision Your new look with seven rounded raised areas each with coloured iris matching the colours of the Expressions opaque colour range: Chestnut, Hazel, Grey-Brown, Green, Grey Blue, Light Blue and Deep Blue
Historical Significance: Cooper Vision acquired Natural Touch Opaque in 1997 and the technology to manufacture 3 colour opaque cosmetic lenses. Natural Touch was originally a trademark of Pilkington Barnes Hind which was taken over by Ciba in 1996.As well as showing the colour range of Expressions lenses, this was a useful tool for demonstrating the effect of tinted contact lenses, both transparent and opaque types, on eye colour.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 17/7/2017
Condition: Very Good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 5

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