This new book is a comprehensive survey of the history of ophthalmology from its ancient beginnings to its entrance into the mainstream of twentieth-century medicine. For example, it includes discussions of ophthalmology as practiced by Hippocrates, the development of spectacles, cataract surgery, and the recognition and introduction of therapy for glaucoma. This book offers an accurately written and fascinating assemblage of important works about ophthalmology's history.
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Table of Contents
1. Ophthalmology Before Hippocrates;.
2. Greek, Roman, and Arabian Ophthalmology;.
3. Ophthalmology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance;.
4. Discovering the Anatomy of the Eye;.
5. The Development of Ophthalmic Pathology;.
6. Ocular Refraction and the Development of Spectacles;.
7. Physiology of the Eye;.
8. Microbiology of the Eye and Ophthalmia;.
9. Cataract Surgery;.
10. The Ophthalmoscope and Retinovitreous Surgery;.
12. Corneal Surgery;.
13. Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery;.
14. Eye Movements and Neuro-ophthalmology;.
15. Pioneering Women in Ophthalmology;.
17. The Origins of the National Eye Institute;.
18. The American Academy of Ophthalmology;.