Cycon Contact Lens Instruction Manual

Catalogue Number: 3894
Cycon Contact Lens Instruction Manual
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Manual, for instruments etc
Corporation: Newton Wesley and George Jessen
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1961
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: The Plastic Contact Lens Company
Description Of Item: Light card covered, 30 pages folded, stapled, 7 black and white photographs, 10 tables, 23 line diagrams. A comprehensive description of the philosophy, design and fitting method for a rigid corneal lens with a toroidal back surface
Historical Significance: The Cycon contact lens marks a development in contact lens design by two of the early contact lens pioneers: Newton Wesley and George Jessen. The Plastic Contact Lens Company developed into Wesley-Jessen, a significant manufacturer of contact lenses. It eventually became part of Cibavision.
How Acquired: Donated by Bruce Workman
Date Acquired: 20-4-2019
Condition: Good
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 10

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