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Artificial Eye Prosthesis - Loyer Artificial Eyes, Blue Iris, circa 1999 Object Reg. No: HT 23234

Summary:
Acrylic eye prosthesis made by Loyer Artificial Eyes, Burwood,Victoria, circa 1999.

The round artificial eye has a blue iris and red blood vessels have been painted onto the sclera (white section).

The prosthesis is inserted into the eye socket and held in place by the eyelid of the patient. Acrylic eyes can replace a portion of the damaged eye or the entire eye.
Description:
Round artificial eye with black pupil, blue iris and irregular fine red lines painted on the white section.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Patrick Loyer - Loyer Artificial Eyes, 1999
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 10 mm (Height), 24 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: eyes, prostheses, prosthetics, artificial eyes
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Medical Technology
Tertiary Classification: prosthetics
Manufacturer: Patrick Loyer - Loyer Artificial Eyes, Burwood, Victoria, Australia, circa 1999

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