History of Ophthalmology

History of Ophthalmology : Sub auspiciis Academiae Ophthalmologicae Internationalis

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This volume includes case histories (Adolf Hitler and John Milton), biographies (William Thomson, Joseph Woodward, E.J. Curran, Pope John XXI, George McClellan and A.E. Krill), an oral history and the history of the National Eye Institute.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 160.02 x 240.03 x 11.94mm | 376.48g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Reprinted from DOCUMENTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, 89:1, 1995
  • 34 Illustrations, black and white; VI, 198 p. 34 illus.
  • 0792334019
  • 9780792334019

Table of contents

Preface. Cogan and Verhoeff: A friendship of genius; D.M. Albert. Case Histories:- Life events and visual symptoms of Adolf Hitler; D.G. Cogan. The blindness of John Milton; G.B. Bartley. Biographies:- Neurology of the ocular muscles; Emergence of a Neuro-Ophthalmologist; S.A. Newman. William Thomson and Joseph Janvier Woodward; L.E. Zimmerman. William Fisher Norris: A Philadelphia ophthalmologist; W.C. Frayer. E.J. Curran, M.D., D.Ophth.: An Historical Vignette; C. Kalin-Johnson. Pope John XXI, Ophthalmologist; D. Blanchard. Did George McClellan commit malpractice? C.E. Letocha. A.E. Krill: A brief biography of his life and final days; G.A. Fishman. Oral History:- Toichiro Kuwabara on Dave Cogan: An interview; W.H. Spencer (ed.) History of Institutions:- The fourth Charles B. Snyder lecture: The origins of the National Eye Institute 1933--1968; F.W. Newell. A history of low vision and blind rehabilitation in the United States; J.W. Sassani. History of Ideas:- The Tarsectomy operation of A.P.L. Gillet de Grandmont (1837--1894) and its periodic rediscovery; D.M. Reifler. History of orbital decompression for Graves' ophthalmology; M.G. Alper. Brain wars: Passion and conflict in the localization of vision in the brain; R.S. Fishman. Book Reviews:- Jaeger, UEber Glaucoma; D.L. Blanchard. Optical uses of fans; J.W. Rosenthal.
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Review quote

`I do recommend not only this volume but earlier and future volumes as well.'
Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica (1996)
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