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Aesthesiometer for use in measurement of corneal sensitivity
OPTOMETRIC INSTRUMENTS
aesthesiometer
Luneau & Coffignon
Europe: France, Paris
c.1965
plastic; metal; wood; leather; velvet
overall (case): 27 mm x 254 mm x 80 mm; overall (instrument): 179 mm

Aesthesiometer comprising long black pen-like instrument with variable length nylon filament, issuing from nib by means of thumb-controlled milled-edge wheel. Also two black plastic shells with multiple perforations to provide location apertures and a clear plastic hollow tube. Contained within a green leather-covered wooden hinged case with two metal clasps, lined with light blue velvet. Openable compartment inside case lid.


2013.861

The Norman Bier Collection, transfer from City University, 2013



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