These are crazy OLD! Vintage Glass Contact Lenses Boxed Haptic Lens Vintage Glass Contact Lenses in Original Leather Velvet Lined Box & Rubber Suction Device. These large hard contact lenses from 1940 were called 'haptic' or 'scleral' lenses because rested only on the sclera or white outer portion of the eye. Box and lenses in very good vintage condition; the rubber suction device has hardened over time. Box measures 3 1/4" X 1 5/8" and the lenses are about 7/8" round.