These are crazy OLD! Vintage Glass Contact Lenses Boxed Haptic Lens Vintage Glass Contact Lenses in Original Leather Velvet Lined Box & Rubber Suction Device. These large hard contact lenses from 1940 were called 'haptic' or 'scleral' lenses because rested only on the sclera or white outer portion of the eye. Box and lenses in very good vintage condition; the rubber suction device has hardened over time. Box measures 3 1/4" X 1 5/8" and the lenses are about 7/8" round.
These large hard contact lenses from 1940 were called ‘haptic’ or ‘scleral’ lenses because rested only on the sclera or white outer portion of the eye. The un-sterile case is fitted with blue velvet and contains the original rubber suction holder. The red silk lined lid is marked Scrivens Ltd London and Midlands. Let me just say, "OW"!!!
Depending on the progression of the keratoconus, an ophthalmologist might recommend a lens such as contacts or intacs. If the condition has progressed far enough, a corneal transplant might be needed. Another treatment option is a method called collagen cross-linking. An ophthalmologist that specializes in keratoconus will best be able to choose the most effective treatment for the patient.