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Industry Present and Past Historical Resources Page
 

Lens Processing / Measurement Equipment Company History

The First AO Lensometer - 1921

AO Trial Lens set designed by Opticist Charles Prentice in 1900 (Optical Heritage Museum Collection)

 

 

Joe Sanitnelli shows his first edger which he recently displayed at Vision Expo East (March 22, 2012)

http://www.santinelli.com/company/history_main.aspx

 

 

AO Scientific Instruments

(Now Reichert)

Reichert

Coburn

Gerber

Zeiss

Humphrey Instruments
(now part of Carl Zeiss Meditec)

Download Model 350 Users manual (early 1990s)

42mb pdf

Automation and Robotics (A&R)

Rotlex

Satis -LOH

Schneider

 

 

Antique Phoroptor

Lyle Rubin's Collection (Corning)

 

AO's 1936 Eye Camera called the Ophthalm-O-Graph.

For more info about it, Download the a pdf file from an AO Booklet titled :

AO Reading Diagnosis and TrainingBook 1936

 

Learn about the Hague UV Lamp

 

The development of the first non- contact tonometer by Dr. Bernie Grolman (AO)

 

 

Lens Materials- History of CR39

 

Lens type/design history

 

Optical Industry Vintage Advertising

 

Lens Companies
 

Lens Equipment

 

Safety Eyewear


Sunglasses

 

Standards / Organizations

 

Links of Interest

 

Main- Industry Heritage

 

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