An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”
15895 entries, 13848 authors and 1929 subjects. Updated: June 2, 2023
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Ein newes hochnutzlichs Büchlin von erkantnus der Kranckheyten der Augen....Strassburg, Austria: Heinrich Vogtherr, 1538.
The first separate publication on diseases of the eye after Grassi (1474). This very rare anonymous work was intended, according to its title, to provide highly useful knowledge of the anatomy of the eye, and eye diseases and their various remedies. After two pages on anatomy, discussion of affections of the eye begin, with references to cataract, affections of the cornea, conjunctiva, pruritus, clearing the sight, etc.
Subjects: OPHTHALMOLOGY , OPHTHALMOLOGY › Anatomy of the Eye & Orbit, OPHTHALMOLOGY › Diseases of the Eye, OPHTHALMOLOGY › Ocular Surgery & Procedures › Cataract