Catalogue Number: 2033
Hydron Eventemp Mini II Thermal Disinfection Unit
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1980
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: USA
Description Of Item: Electric disinfecting unit for heat disinfection of soft contact lenses. Cream & blue plastic. Includes Hydron Soft Contact Lens Case. Top: 'HYDRON LENS CARE UNIT'. Base includes 'HYDRON/ EVENTEMP MINI II/ DRY HEAT DISINFECTOR FOR SOFT CONTACT LENSES/ 220 VOLT 50/60 Hz/ 350 WATTS RMS 4.5 WATTS CONTINUOUS/ MADE IN THE USA' AND 'DIST BY HYDRON EUROPE LIMITED/ HAWLEY LANE FARNBOROUGH/ HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND' SER NO K 000689. 8.3cm W x 6.2cm D x 3.8cm H (excludes lead).
Historical Significance: Heat disinfection was used for soft contact lenses in the 1970s & 1980s.
How Acquired: Donated by Robert Kaye
Date Acquired: 11.10.2011
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 5