Catalogue Number: 317
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: LeRoy E RYER
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1925
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: New York
Publisher/Manufacturer: The Optical Publishing Company
Description Of Item: 8vo, 220 pages with many illustrations
Historical Significance: This book is essentially a manual for keratometry. Keratometry (syn ophthalmometry) was invented by French ophthalmologist Samuel Hankins in 1880 and developed by Javal and Schiotz in 1881 (See Javal L, Schiotz H. Un opthalmometre pratique. Annales d'oculistique, Paris, 1881, 86: 5-21.). LeRoy Ryer was a New York optometrist
Condition: Fine
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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