DMV Rigid Contact Lens Handlers

Catalogue Number: 3952
DMV Rigid Contact Lens Handlers
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Corporation: DMV Corporation
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2000s
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Zanesville, Ohio, USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: DMV Corporation
Description Of Item: Four light blue rubber lens handlers with ends moulded for insertion and removal of rigid contact lenses contained in clear plastic cylinders embossed with DMV
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. See also Cat. 3828, 3909, 3979, 3980
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 10/7/2020
Condition: Very Good
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 16

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