The conservative management of squint

Catalogue Number: 512
The conservative management of squint
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: AUST, Wolfram
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1970
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Basel
Publisher/Manufacturer: S Karger
Description Of Item: Printed card cover, 150 pages, 68 figures
Historical Significance: Dr Aust was a Swiss ophthalmologist specialising in orthoptics and pleoptics. See also his book Pleoptik und Orthoptik by Wolfram Aust, M.D., Marburg, Germany. Basel, Switzerland, and New York, 1966. He was also a keen artist and retired to be a professional painter. The picture shows one of his paintings taken from the internet site of an art gallery. Wolfram Aust MD worked at the University Eye Clinic in Marburg. The book is of interest because of its photographs of equipment and its discussion of pleoptics. It reflects the enthusiasms in orthoptics in the 1960s and 1970s.
Condition: Fine
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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