History of Ophthalmology

History of Ophthalmology : Sub auspiciis Academiae Ophthalmologicae Internationalis

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 226.8g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Reprinted from DOCUMENTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, 71:2, 1989
  • 39 Illustrations, black and white; 136 p. 39 illus.
  • 0792302737
  • 9780792302735

Table of contents

Biographies of famous ophthalmologists and visual scientists.- Quantitative visual psychophysics during the period of European enlightenment. The studies of the astronomer and mathematician Tobias Mayer (1723-1762) on visual acuity and colour perception.- Chevalier Taylor - Ophthalmiater Royal (1703-1772).- Santiago Ramon Y Cajal, the retina and the neuron theory.- On the 700th anniversary of the death of Ibn an-Nafis (b. ca. 1210, d. 1288).- History of institutions and disciplines.- The treatment of eye diseases in the Asclepieia.- Public health and research in the development of Russian ophthalmology.- The founding of the First University Eye Clinic in Vienna.- The Lisbon Institute of Ophthalmology - Instituto de Oftalmologia Dr. Gama Pinto - its founding and history.- Famous case histories.- Field Marshall Radetzky's orbital abscess.- The history of the ophthalmoscope.
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