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A Special Effect lens for the Television and Film industries based on our popular Nissel Custom Hand Painted lenses

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A specialised hand painted high water content lens designed for use in TV & Film. Lenses can be copied from a high quality image or designed from an original idea. If you would like to talk to us about making a lens for you, you can contact our Custom Hand Paints Manager, Teresa Cataldo, at or ring our offices on 01280 702002 and ask to speak directly to Teresa.



Material:   Contaflex Filcon II 3

Water Content:   77%

Permeability (Dk):   45 x 10 -11

Base Curve (mm):   6.60 to 10.40 (0.20 steps)

Diameter (mm):   11.00 to 22.00 (0.50 steps)

Power Range:   -30.00D to +30.00D (0.25D Steps)
Higher powers may be available

Not all base curves are available in diameters above 16.50mm.  

Cyl Powers:   -6.00DC to -0.75DC (0.25D Steps)

Axis Direction:   5° to 180° (5° steps)

Centre Thickness (mm) @14.50mm:    -3.00 = 0.12

Iris Diameters (mm):   11.50, 12.00, 12.50, 13.00, 13.50

Clear / Open pupil diameters (mm): 2.00, 2.50, 3.00, 3.50, 4.00, 4.50, 5.00, 6.00

Black / Closed pupil diameters (mm):   2.50, 3.00, 3.50, 4.00 4.50, 5.00, 6.00, 7.00, 8.00, 9.00



  • Iris enhanced to match digital images

  • Clear and black pupils

  • Opaque backing

  • Offset Pupil / iris available




  • High water content

  • Spherical and toric designs

  • Prosthetic use

  • Large Specification range

  • Up to 2 fitting lenses supplied at no charge

Check out our Information guide 

Check out our fitting guide 

Fitting Sets

No fitting set is available for the Nissel Custom range of lenses. Up to 2 fitting lenses are supplied at no cost.

When happy with the fit and vision (if required) of the lens, the lens can be disposed of and a new lens ordered for Hand Painting.  Please send a high resolution digital image (jpeg) of the eye to be matched.  This should be taken with a digital camera in good light; a slit lamp camera should not be used. Images of inferior quality will be rejected and will require re-submitting.

Please refer to our Nissel Custom Image sheet for guidance 

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