Catalogue Number: 3964
Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lens in Flat 'Mailer' Case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Corporation: Capricornia Contact Lens
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2010
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Slacks Creek, Queensland
Publisher/Manufacturer: Capricornia Contact Lens
Description Of Item: Translucent flat 'mailer' case 50 mm x 50 mm x 8 mm with a label adhered to the back containing invoice number, date of manufacture, batch number and lens parameters for the Tricurve lens of blue tinted Boston EO material contained in the right compartment. Lens power -4.25.
Historical Significance: Boston EO is a Fluoro silicone acrylate material of Dk 58 and refractive index1.429 made by Boston Lens a subsidiary of Bausch and Lomb.Capricornia Contact Lens Pty Ltd was set up by Don Noack to develop and manufacture lenses of his designs as well as providing a full range of contact lens types.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 20/11/2017
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 16