Some aspects of oculo-refractive technique

Catalogue Number: 155
Some aspects of oculo-refractive technique
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: CHOLERTON, Malcolm
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1948
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Hammond, Hammond and Co
Description Of Item: TWO COPIES: Copy 1. 148 pp, original dust cover, 23 diagrams and illustrations, inscribed by the former owner Richard Froomes, an optometrist who practised in Morwell. mid 20th C. Copy 2: same but without dust cover and stamped Dr Alan Isaacs 120 Little Lonsdale Sreet Melbourne 3000 on front fly leaf
Historical Significance: Malcolm Cholerton was a New Zealand optometrist who worked in England after WWII. His book shows an awareness of the evolving appreciation of optometry as a much broader discipline than just refraction by the middle of the 20th C. The book includes chapters on anisometropia, aniseikonia and migraine, sub-normal vision, visual fields, colour vision, orthoptics and lighting.
How Acquired: Donated by Tim Fricke, VCO member (copy 1) Dr Alan Isaacs (Copy 2)
Date Acquired: 2/02/2000
Condition: Very good (both copies)
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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