Diseases of children's eyes

Catalogue Number: 177
Diseases of children's eyes
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: DOGGART, James Hamilton
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1950
Edition: 2nd Edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Henry Kimpton
Description Of Item: Original cloth cover, 304 pp, 211 illustrations, 33 colour plates. Library stamp of VCO.
Historical Significance: James Doggart (1900-1989) was a prominent English ophthalmologist who wrote a number of text books, with his 1952 text 'Ocular signs in slit lamp microscopy being the best remembered by optometrists who studied in the 1950s, in the days before slit lamps were to be found in optometric practice. He graduated MB BS from Cambridge in 1925 and was awarded an MA and a MD 6 years later. He became a FRCS in 1928 and worked in the orthoptic department of Moorfields Hospital and was ophthalmic surgeon at the Hospital for Sick Children. He also was the author of 'Text book of ophthalmic medicine' See Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Hamilton_Doggart
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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