Information regarding Bionite Naturalens

Catalogue Number: 3746
Information regarding Bionite Naturalens
Category: Memorabilia and ephemera
Sub-Category: Advertising, trade and products
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1972
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Unknown
Publisher/Manufacturer: Unknown
Description Of Item: Four typed foolscap pages stapled in the top left corner headed 'The Bionite Naturalens' in blue ball point ink. Contents describe the properties of the Bionite Lens.
Historical Significance: The Bionite Naturalens was an early hydrophilic contact lens developed by Allan Isen, of Griffin Laboratories, initially as a bandage lens with a water content of 55%, then as a corrective lens in 1972.
How Acquired: Donated by Ian Bailey
Date Acquired: 23/3/2018
Condition: Good, paper discoloured especially page 4
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 8

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