The history of ophthalmology

Catalogue Number: 1091
The history of ophthalmology
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Hewett collection
Editor: ALBERT Daniel M and EDWARD Diane D
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1996
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Cambridge Mass
Publisher/Manufacturer: Blackwell Science
Description Of Item: Colour printed illustrated wrapper, white cloth covers, 394 pages, xvi preliminaries, numerous black and white illustrations in text, frontispiece of Frederick Blodi and Edward WD Norton, two major figures in American ophthalmology. XIII colour plates. Contributors are Daniel M Albert, Frederick C Blodi, Dian D Edwards, Peter Kronfeld, Frank Newell, Robin D Ross and Stanely M Truhlsen
Historical Significance: The book has 18 chapters covering early ophthalmology, discovering anatomy of the eye, ocular refraction and spectacles, physiology of the eye, cataract surgery and other surgery, glaucoma and optometry among other subjects.
Condition: Very good
Location: Nathan Library. Hewett collection

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