Ophthalmology instruments, eye growths, a cataract operation and other eye defects. Line engraving by R. Parr, 1743-45.
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Table 39: fig. 1 shows a needle and thread passed under an unguis (abcess), figs. 4-7 represent staphyloma, figs. 10-13 instruments to perforate the cornea in hypopyon, fig. 16 is a bandage to cure squint in children, figs. 14-15 show growths
Table 38 shows the position for the surgeon, patient and assistant for operation of cataract. The instruments were known to have been used by the Greeks and Albinus, Brisseau, Solingen and Cheselden
London : T. Osborne, 1743-1745.
1 print : line engraving ; platemark 31 x 37.7 cm
Bears numbers : XXXVIII, XXXIX
Ultimately after plates in Lorenz Heister's Institutiones chirurgicae, 1739
Wellcome Collection 16588i
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