If one were living in 1849 and suffered a central retinal artery occlusion and were examined by the most eminent ophthalmologist of the day, the only diagnosis could be amaurosis or amblyopia. Why? Because visualization of the retina in vivo was still one year away.
- Central Opening
- Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
- Concave Mirror
- Hypertensive Retinopathy
- Concave Lens
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Sherman, S.E. (1989). The history of the ophthalmoscope. In: Henkes, H.E., Zrenner, C. (eds) History of Ophthalmology. History of Ophthalmology, vol 2. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-2387-4_10
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