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Documenta Ophthalmologica

, Volume 86, Issue 2, pp 167–171 | Cite as

D.B. Kagenaar and the ophthalmometer by Javal-Schiøtz

  • I. Den Tonkelaar
  • G. K. Van Leersum
  • H. E. Henkes
Article

Abstract

In the years 1881–1890 the Utrecht instrumentmaker D.B. Kagenaar, laboratory attendant of Donders and Snellen, played an important role in the introduction on the German market of the ophthalmometer developed by Javal and Schiøtz.

Key words

History of Ophthalmology Ophthalmometer Instrumentmaker 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Den Tonkelaar
    • 1
  • G. K. Van Leersum
    • 1
  • H. E. Henkes
    • 1
  1. 1.F.C. Donders Institute of Ophthalmology UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands

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