Ophthalmology: Objects 1 - 15 of 65

995.4.85: Beebe Binocular LoupeBeebe Binocular Loupe, c. 1950 Physician's spectacles consisting of a folding metal spectacle frame with cable curl side arms but no upper rims to which correction lenses can be slotted. Extending from each side of the bridge are two projecting bars ending in a frame for a pair of removable rectangular magnifying lenses and a milled adjusting wheel to set width between lenses. The lenses are sphero-prisms which allow the eyes to maintain a normal binocular relationship.
993.281.1: BifocalsBifocals, 19th Cent. Glazed spectacles in silver wire frame with split bifocal lenses. Each lens consists of 2 separate half lenses mounted into a single frame. Both arms are missing.
995.4.86: Binocular LoupeBinocular Loupe, 1950-1959 Physician's spectacles consisting of a folding metal spectacle frame with corrective bifocal lenses, fixed plaquets and cable curl side arms. Extending from each side of the bridge are two projecting bars [incised decoration on one side] ending in a pair of framed rectangular magnifying lenses hanging from a bar with an adjusting knob each end to set the width between the lenses. The magnifying lenses are sphero-prisms which allow the eyes to maintain a normal binocular relationship.
995.4.29: Binocular MagnifierBinocular Magnifier, c. 1920 Watson's "Speera" magnifier consists of two achromatic lenses set at an angle in rolled gold spectacle frames with curl side arms and an adjustable spring bar bridge and plaquets pivoted on the frame with cork nose-pads with striations to give better grip. The lenses are fixed into a coated metal housing and held in place by bars screwed into housing. The magnifier's case is lined with velvet and has the manufacturer's name and address in gold print. The information leaflet accompanying the magnifier gives the manufacturer's details and information on two types of 'Binocular Magnifier'....
993.132.1: Contact Lens SetContact Lens Set, 1936-1948 Contact lens set consisting of two 'scleral' hard contact lenses and a rubber suction holder in a velvet lined case. 'L' is scratched into the left eye lens and '+' into the right eye lens. Adhesive bandage strips on both lid and base, writing on lid is very faded; 'EARLY TYPE PLASTIC(?) CONTACT LENSES .. WITH RUBBER SUCTION .. FOR LUBRICATION .. ', and 'LT. A.C. WALSH A 110 C.I.T.C. Camp Borden Ontario' written on base. The box has been repaired with adhesive bandage tape. The extra suction holder is not original to set. Dimension given are for closed case.
993.131.1: Contact Lens SetContact Lens Set, c. 1940 Contact lens set consisting of a steel case containing two round lidded cardboard boxes each containing a 'scleral' hard contact lens laying on a bed of cotton wool and a rubber suction holder in a lidded plastic vial. The lids of the boxes have the name of the owner 'Walsh' and both 'L' or 'R' to denote the lens for each eye, also 'R' is scratched into the right eye lens. The case is engraved with the owners name 'A.C. WALSH'. Dimensions given are for closed case.
993.133.1: Contact Lenses, CasedContact Lenses, Cased, c. 1930 Leather holder containing three brown D-shaped plastic hinged single contact lens cases. Case for lens type 25/7 R [contact lens missing], case for lens type 25/75 L +1,00 [contact lens missing] and case for lens type 2/8 containing hard 'scleral' contact lens [2cm diameter, 0.8cm depth]. Manufacturer's details 'CARL ZEISS JENA Made in Germany' in relief on one case lid and 'CARL ZEISS JENA GERMANY' on lid of other two. Circular piece of adhesive bandage attached to interior lid of each contact lens case with owners name 'ARTHUR C. WALSH' printed in pencil around the edge. Strip of...
2014.4.1: Eye CalipersEye Calipers, 1952-1972 Boxed CASTROVIEJO's eye calipers with double sided graduated scale, reading from 0mm to 20mm, and curved set screw. A yellow plastic sleeve is used to protect the straight sharp pointed tips when not in use. 'storz - stainless' is stamped into the calipers surface. 'storz Surgical Instruments' and 'EYE SCISSORS' are printed on the box lid.
2006.450.1: Eye ChartEye Chart, 1911-1960 Hanging eye chart 'For the facilitation of a Medical Eye Examination'. Two hanging holes punched with metal eyelets with cord threaded through. Printed on back 'The test type is a normal 6 meter one scaled down for use at a distance of three meters (9' 10"). The other side of the chart is covered with a washable surface and may be cleaned with a DAMP cloth. IMPORTANT It must be emphasized that the test type is in no way intended to be a substitute for a full eye examination. Printed in England'.
993.96.1: Eye CupEye Cup, 1911-1950 Emerald green glass, bulbous base narrowed at neck with flared eye shaped opening at top. The reservoir style eye cup has side mold seams and imperfection in the glass with bubbles and stretch marks [varying lines and ripples] visible. Embossed on the base is manufacturer's, Wood Brothers of Barnsley, trademark [W in octagon] and 'MADE IN ENGLAND'.
2006.356.1: Eye MagnetEye Magnet, 1951-1980 The Firle eye magnet with 4 removable tips, complete in case. 'MADE IN ENGLAND' stamped into magnetic tube and in gold lettering on case. Case dimensions given.
2006.451.1: Eye Test CardEye Test Card, 1911-1960 Eye test card No. 100 B. Six typed paragraphs to be read. From the 'Imperial Optical Company'.
993.1325.1: Forceps, EyeForceps, Eye, 1901-1950 DESMARRES Chalazion forceps with set screw. Manufacturer’s trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown (Rod of Asclepius)] and size number '2' stamped into surface.
993.1002.1: Hazen's KratometerHazen's Kratometer, 1910-1944 HAZEN's Kratometer [also known as Keratometer or ophthalometer]. A cased instrument consisting of a stand with a set screw table clamp to which a head, with a battery guide and eye cup, is slotted into and held in place by a set screw, with the convergence rod. A card carrier, holding a printed card [Jaeger standard] with writing on one side and a vertical line on the other, slides along the convergence rod which has a graduation scale of 10cm -37cm. The two 'Batteries' each have fifteen prism lenses; one battery contains prisms with strength graduating from 1 degree to 15, by degree...
2006.243.1: KeratomeKeratome, 1956-1985 Small angular JAEGER keratome. Manufacturer's details 'WEISS LONDON' stamped into the side edge of the handle. 'VGH' [Vancouver General Hospital] stamped into handle.