Stereoscopic treatment of heterophoria and heterotropia

Catalogue Number: 344
Stereoscopic treatment of heterophoria and heterotropia
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Significant book (Aitken collection)
Author: David Washburn WELLS
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1912
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: New York
Publisher/Manufacturer: EH Megrowitz
Description Of Item: Original cloth, 75 pages, 24 illustrations
Historical Significance: This is a first edition by an eminent worker in the field of orthoptics. David Wells MD was Associate Professor of Ophthamology at the Boston University Medical School and Ophthalmic Surgeon Massachusetts Homeopathic hospital, Boston. The book is designed to accompany the pharo-optometer stereoscope and the Wells selection of stereoscopic cards. The author advocates orthoptics rather than surgery for binocular disorders. See Cat No 345 and 811 for other books by Wells.
How Acquired: Donated by Brian Flynn, Melbourne optometrist, former honorary VCO archivist and member of the College
Condition: Very good
Location: Nathan Library. Aitken collection

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