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The History of Ophthalmology volume 9

The Nineteenth Century (6,7 & 8): USA, Switzerland, Belgium

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

Price: € 100.00 / US $ 120.00

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Publication details: Book. 1990. xii and 332 pages. Publication date: 1990.

ISBN: 978-90-6299-439-7 (ISBN 10: 90-6299-439-3; Wayenborgh Publishing)
This publication is part of the Jules Hirschberg - History of Ophthalmology series
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Table of Contents

Condensed Table of Contents

Part VI
The United States


The American universities

The medical schools in the United States

List of universities with medical faculties or schools, as well as of independent medical colleges

The beginning of ophthalmology in the United States

Eye Hospitals

The pioneers of ophthalmology in the United States

George Frick

Isaac Hays

Squier Littell (1 803-1886)

Contemporaries of the three pioneers

Scientific study trips

List of American textbooks and monographs on ophthalmology Books about the squint opération

Some American editions of English textbooks

SomeAmericancontributionstoophthalmolo gy

The second half of the 19th century


The history of asthenopia

Bibliography of asthenopia

The first ophthalmologists

Henry Willard Williams (1821-1895)

List of the publications by H. W. Williams

Elkanah Williams(1822-1888)

The ophthalmoscope*


New eye hospitals

The American Journal of Ophthalmology

The Ophthalmic Record

Annals of Ophthalmology and Otology

Journal of Eye, Ear and Throat Diseases


The Ophthalmic Year-book

Ophthalmic Literature

Ophthalmic Hospital Reports,

The Ophthalmic Review,

The Ophthalmoscope

The American Ophthalmological Society

The founders of the American Ophthalmological Society

American textbooks of ophthalmology from the second half of the 19th century

American monographs about ophthalmology

The American ophthalmic encyclopedia from the beginning of the 20th century

List of eminent American ophthalmologists who were active during the second half of the 19th century

 Part VII

The University of Basel

The University and 0phthalmology in Bern


The French-speaking Switzerland

Reports about the activities of eye clinics and eye hospitals

 Part VIII

The Belgian universities

The origin of Belgian ophthalmology, military ophthalmia

Leading of the conjunctiva

The foundation of ophthalmic institutes in Belgium

The Annales d'Oculistique

Florent Cunier (1812-1852)

The strabismus opération

Education and examination of ophthalmology at the Belgian universities


Textbooks of ophthalmology by Belgian physiciens

Liège (or Luik in Flemish & Lüttich in German)

Leuven (Louvain)

The history of the use of tannin préparations in ophthalmology


The Royal Belgian Academy of Medicine

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