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Cochet and Bonnet Aesthesiometer for use in measurement of corneal sensitivity
OPTOMETRIC INSTRUMENTS
aesthesiometer
Luneau Ophthalmologie; Clement Clarke International
Europe: France, Centre-Val de Loire, Chartres
1980s?
plastic; metal; wood; leather; velvet; foam; card; paper
overall (case): 38 mm x 290 mm x 90 mm; overall (instrument): 180 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 a black metal guard with round aperture and hollow clear plastic tube. Contained within a black leather-covered wooden hinged case with yellow metal clasp, lined with light grey synthetic velvet. Foam-lined lid with laminated instructions and conversion table card. Also two silica gel sachets. Yellow caution sticker referring to these on underside of case.


2020.163

Gift of Mr Peter Garwood FCOptom, 2020



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