Eye Cast Set for Haptic Lenses
Hirst Contact Lens Limited, Manufacturer
There are four Haptic lenses in different stages of production [Parts 8-10, 27]. There is one housed in a black box which is semi-finished and ready for polishing. The other two have been pressed out over the plaster moulds ready to be brought down to final thickness by shaping and finally polishing. There is a fourth contact lens with a piece of material over the centre. This lens has a finished front surface which has been covered to protect it while the outer skirt is ground down to final thickness.
There are six impression trays [Parts 12-17], which are plastic, funnel-shaped items with holes. These have either red or blue coloured dots on the handle. They vary in size depending if there is one, two or three dots.
There are two metal mushroom shaped items [Parts 18-19] and a metal cylindrical item [Part 20], possibly for use on a lathe. There is a brown rubber suction tool for assisting in inserting the contact lens into the eye [Part 21]. There are two small concave metal discs [Parts 22-23] and a small bronze arch-shaped metal item with “9.5” engraved on one side – perhaps used for measuring contact lenses [Part 24]. There is plastic dome with a cap and a square base. This item is used in the tinting of soft contact lenses [Part 25]. There is also a glass eye prosthetic with a brown iris [Part 26].
Eden Eye / HIRSTLENS Hand-written
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