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The History of Ophthalmology volume 3

Renaissance of Ophthalmology in the Eighteenth Century (1)


written by: J. Hirschberg
translated by: F.C. Blodi

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Publication details: Book. 1984. xi and 422 pages. Publication date: 1984.

ISBN: 978-90-6299-433-5 (ISBN 10: 90-6299-433-4; Wayenborgh Publishing)
This publication is part of the Jules Hirschberg - History of Ophthalmology series
Also available as ebook

Table of Contents

Condensed Table of Contents

§323
Introduction

CHAPTER 1: The Dispute Over the Nature of the Cataract

§324
Preliminary skirmishes

The decisive battle about the new concept of the cataract and victory of the new cataract theory

§325
Brisseau

§326
Brisseau's work

§327
Antoine Maître-Jan

§328
The French Academy of Sciences

The opponents of the new theory

§329
Thomas Woolhouse

§330
The other opponents: Hovius, Freytag, Herquet and others

The supporters of the new theory

A) Germany:

§331
1) Lorenz Heister

B) Holland:

§332
2) Hermann Boerhaave

C) Italy:

3) Valsalva

4) Morgagni

5) Antonio Benevoli

§333
6) Antonio Celestino Cocchi

§334
The Morgagnian cataract

D) England:

7) John Taylor,

§335
8) W. Cheselden

E) France:

9) Sauveur-Francois Morand,

§336
10) Charles de Saint-Yves

§337
11) Dr. Petit

§338
Retrospective considerations about the durability of the ancient cataract theory and the final breakthrough of the new and correct concepts

§339
Bibliography

CHAPTER TWO: Surgical Procedures on the Pupil

§340
Introduction

§341
William Cheselden

§342
Cheselden's operation

§343
The further development of the operation to form a new pupil..

§344
Bibliography

CHAPTER THREE: The Cataract Extraction

§345
Introduction

§346
Jacques Daviel

§347
Daviel's first publication about his cataract extraction

Daviel's principal publication about the cataract extraction (§348)

§349
Daviel's discovery in the light

§350
Daviel's further activities and his improvements of the technique

Short survey on the further development of the cataract opération

The first changes in the procedure.

§351
General acceptance of the new opération

§352
The dispute between those favoring extraction and those favoring couching the cataract

§353
Albrecht von Graefe's linear extraction

§354
The modification of the Graefe procédure and the resurgence of the semicircular (flap) incision while maintaining a round pupil

§355
Bibliography

THE SECOND HALF OF THE 18th CENTURY

CHAPTER ONE: France

§356
Introduction

§357
Brisseau

§358
Maître-Jan

§359
Charles St. Yves

§360
Anel

§361
The history of lacrimal fistules and their treatment

§362
François Pourpour du Petit and Jean Louis Petit

§364
Jaques Daviel

§365
Jaques-René Ténon

§366
Ténon's capsule

 
Jean C. Colombier

§367
P.F.B. Pamard

§368
Méjan, Bordenave, Pouteau

§369
A. Louis. The extirpation of the eyeball

§370
Thomas Goulard and the lead water

§371
Jean Jaques Hoin

§372
Claude Nicolas le Cat

§373
Pierre Demours

§374
Antoine Demours

§375
Illustrations in textbooks of ophthalmology

§376
Louis Florentin Dehais-Gendron

§377
Pierre Guérin

§378
Jean Janin

§379
Jean Seneaux

§380
Guillaume Pellier de Quengsy

§381
Pellier's course of surgery

§382
Bourquenod, father and son

§383
Gleize

§384
Desmonceaux

§386
The French ophthalmic theses of the 18th century

CHAPTER TWO: England

§389
Four books about ophthalmology appeared within a short time.

§391
Benedict Duddel

§392
Hans Sloane

§393
Hill, Mead, Monro, Pott

§394
Joseph Warner

§395
GeorgeChandler

§396
William Rowley

§397
Jonathan Wathen

§398
JamesWare

§399
Thomas Dawson

§400
Benjamin Bell (1747-1806)


CHAPTER THREE: Italy

The famous lithotomist and ophthalmologist

§402
Antonio Benevoli

§403
Natalis G uiseppe Pallucci

§404
Antonio Maria Valsalva

§405
Pier Paolo Molinelli

§406
Domenico Billi

§407
Michele Troja

CHAPTER FOUR: Spain

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