DMV Classic Contact Lens Handler

Catalogue Number: 3980
DMV Classic Contact Lens Handler
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Corporation: DMV Corporation
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2003
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Zanesville, Ohio, USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: DMV Corporation
Description Of Item: Two identical glossy white leaflets 127 mm x 77 mm headed DMV?45 CLASSICTM Lens Handler with a photograph of the item in use, describing the methods of removal, Insertion of contact lenses with the DMVCLASSIC and safety information.
Historical Significance: DMV Corporation was founded by the late Dr. Dennis England who was a pioneer in the contact lens field as the first to apply for a corneal lens patent in 1946. Even though his patent was denied, his entrepreneurial spirit persisted and he began making contact lens removers in 1968.Later the company expanded its base to include soft lens removers as well as tools for handling lenses in the laboratory. DMV Corporation is a family owned and operated business.The DMV CLASSIC is a conventional rigid lens remover. Suction for removal is obtained by squeezing the shaft . The top right of the leaflet is imprinted ISC-Rev.06.03 which matches the copyright year for the DMV Classic trademark of 2003 at the foot of the leaflet. See also Cat. 3828, 3909, 3952, 3979
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 17/7/2017
Condition: Very Good
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 10

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