History of Ophthalmology 4

History of Ophthalmology 4 : Sub auspiciis Academiae Ophthalmologicae Intemationalis

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This work is part of the Documenta Ophthalmologica series and is divided into three parts: biographies of famous personalities; the history of ideas in ophthalmology and visual sciences; ophthalmology in art and literature.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 115 pages
  • 163.6 x 237.2 x 8.6mm | 195.05g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
  • IV, 115 p.
  • 0792315456
  • 9780792315452

Table of contents

Theodor Leber's studies in Paris (1864-1867) as an assistant of Richard Liebreich.- A German oculist in Russia.- Some famous persons with visual problems as shown on postage stamps.- The wanderings of a literary ophthalmologist: A. Conan Doyle, Houdini, and Ada Besinnet.- Herman Snellen (1834-1908) and Muller's `Reform-Auge'.- Willem Vrolik on cyclopia.- The terms glaucoma and cataract in the ancient Greek and Byzantine writers.- Ophthalmological therapy in hospitals (xenones) in Byzantium.
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