Corneal contact lenses

Catalogue Number: 612
Corneal contact lenses
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Editor: GIRARD Louis J
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1970
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Saint Louis. Miss
Publisher/Manufacturer: CV Mosby Company
Description Of Item: Original illustrated red cloth, 349 pages, numerous black and white figures in text plus 8 colour plates. Old VCO library stamp
Historical Significance: The first edition was in 1964. The book is dedicated to Conrad Berens. Dr Louis Girard MD was from the Contact Lens Section, Baylor University. College of Medicine. Conrad Berens (1889-1963) was a well respected US trained eye surgeon who worked at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary from 1913 for his working life and lectured in the New York University Department of Opthalmology and was Profesor of Clinical Ophthalmology.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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