Tests and studies of the ocular muscles

Catalogue Number: 206
Tests and studies of the ocular muscles
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: MADDOX Ernest E
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1907
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Philadephia
Publisher/Manufacturer: The Keystone Publishing Company
Description Of Item: Original cloth, 261 pp and advertisements, 110 illustrations.The signature of Melbourne optometrist, Clif Egarr is on the front paste downThe Maddox rod invented by Maddox is described on p 210-221
Historical Significance: Maddox was an English ophthalmologist (1863 - 1933) who importantly elucidated the nature of binocular fusion and the components of convergence. He invented the Maddox rod and the Maddox wing test,the cheiroscope and the V test for astigmatism. He was ophthalmic surgeon at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Bournemouth, and formerly Assistant Ophthalmic Surgeon in the Royal Infirmary Ediburgh and Syme Surgical Fellow at Edinburgh University. The Keystone Publishing Company published a journal called the 'The Keystone' which was the organ of the Jewelery and Optical Trades.
How Acquired: Donated by Clif Egarr, Melbourne optometrist
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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