Catalogue Number: 3923
Intra-ocular Lenses in Vials
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Artificial eyes, facial prosthesis
Designer/inventor: Bruce Workman
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1978
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Publisher/Manufacturer: OPSM Contact Lens Department
Description Of Item: Two sealed glass vials, one screw capped glass vial and a plastic stoppered white plastic tube containing sample intra-ocular lenses made from HEMA for Dr. Ronald Parker by Bruce Workman of OPSM Contact Lens Department. OPSM Contact Lens Dept. Business Card.
Historical Significance: Bruce Workman was asked to investigate the manufacture intra-ocular lenses by Melbourne ophthalmologist Dr. Ronald Parker. Several patients were successfully fitted. The venture was discontinued because it needed greater detailed study.
How Acquired: Donated by Bruce Workman
Date Acquired: 20-4-2019
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 16