Catalogue Number: 3891
Practitioner's Manual for the Prescribing and Fitting of Flexon Corrective Soft Contact Lenses
Sub-Category: Manual, for instruments etc
Corporation: International Optical Corporation Ltd.
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1974
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Australia
Publisher/Manufacturer: International Optical Corporation Ltd.
Description Of Item: Pale yellow light card cover, 210mm x 165mm x 2mm, folded stapled booklet of 36 pages. 15 black and white photographs, 3 line drawings, 3 tables.
Historical Significance: Flexon contact lenses were manufactured using three different hydrophilic materials of different water content. Flexon 42 (42%). Flexon 55 (55%) and Flexon 70 (70%). Flexon 55 was originally supplied as Bionite, one of the early soft contact lens materials. See Cat Nos 3745, 3746, 3747
How Acquired: Donated by Bruce Workman
Date Acquired: 20/4/2019
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 10