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.
Part 1 Biographies of famous personalities: Theodor Leber's studies in Paris (1864-1867) as an assistant to Richard Liebreich, W. Jaeger; a German oculist in Russia, A. Henning; some famous persons with visual problems as shown on postage stamps, F.C. Blodi; the wanderings of a literary ophthalmologist - A. Canon Doyle, Houdini and Ada Besinnet, J.G. Ravin. Part 2 History of ideas in ophthalmology and visual sciences: Herman Snellen (1834-1908_ and Mueller's "Reform-Auge" - a short history of the artificial eye, I. Den Tonkelaar et al; Willem Vrolik on Cyclopia, B. Baljet et al. Part 3 Ophthalmology in art and literature: the terms "glaucoma" and "cataract" in the Ancient Greek and Byzantine writers, J. Fronimopoulos and J. Lascaratos; ophthalmological therapy in hospitals ("xenones") in Byzantium, J. Lascaratos and S. Marketos.
Series: History of Ophthalmology
Number Of Pages: 115
Published: 31st December 1991
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 16.36
Weight (kg): 0.2