Divided into five sections, this book considers the history of ideas in ophthalmology and visual sciences; biographies of researchers in ophthalmology; the history of academic institutions involved in ophthalmology; ophthalmology in antiquity; and oral history in ophthalmology.
Part 1 History of Ideas in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences: The History of Stereoscopy, R.A. Crone; Helmholtz, the First Reformer of Ophthalmology, H.E. Henkes; Christoph Scheiner's Eye Studies, F. Daxecker. Part 2 Biographies: Jules Janssen (1824-1907) - From Ophthalmology to Astronomy, P. Amalric; John Cunningham Saunders (1733-1810) - his Contribution to the Surgery of Congenital Cataracts, N.S.C. Rice; Thomas Hall Shastid (1866-1947) - America's Forgotten Historian of Ophthalmology, F.W. Newell; William R. Wilde (1815-1876) in Vienna, F.C. Blodi; Noelle Chome-Bercioux (1898-1990), Jules Gonin's Public Relations' Officer, J.F. Cuendet; Professor Gama Pinto and the Beginning of Portuguese Ophthalmology, I. Ribeiro da Silva. Part 3 History of Academic Institutions: The First Danish Chairs of Ophthalmology, V. Dreyer, et al; Ophthalmology in Europe in the Days of the French Revolution, P. Bregat, P. Amalric; The Present Status of the Hirschberg Library, A. Nakajima. Part 4 Ophthalmology in Antiquity: A Case of Eye Disease (Lippitudo) on the Roman Frontier in Britain, A.R. Birley; Some Byzantine Chroniclers and Historians on Ophthalmological Topics, J. Fronimopoulous, J. Lascaratos; The Penalty of Blinding during Byzantine Times, J. Lascaratos. S. Marketos; Miraculous Ophthalmological Therapies in Byzantium, J. Lascaratos. Part 5 Oral History in Ophthalmology: The Development of Ophthalmology in the Former German Democratic Republic after 1945, R. Sachsenweger.
Series: History of Ophthalmology
Number Of Pages: 164
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.0
Weight (kg): 0.32