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Biography Born 30 December 1882 Apolda, Thüringen 1907 MD Jena 1910 Assistant at Heidelberg University eye clinic 1916 Head physician, Heidelberg 1919 Ausserordentlicher Professor Died 1948 Medical Eponyms Seidel Test (1921) – a test which uses sodium fluorescein to look for olcular leaks following trauma or surgery. Seidel Scotoma (Seidel sign) (1914) is an arcuate or […]
Bruno Otto Fleischer (1874 – 1965) was a German ophthalmologist.
Description Marcus Gunn Pupil: (AKA relative afferent pupillary defect or RAPD) A pupil that responds by constricting more to an indirect than to a direct light, seen with unilateral optic nerve or retinal disease, History 1902 First description by Robert Marcus Gunn It is not sufficient to find that it (the pupil) contracts well or […]
Robert Marcus Gunn (1850 – 1909) was a Scottish Ophthalmologist. FAMOUS FOR Biography Born 1850 Culgower, Scotland 1868-1873 Studied at Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities. MA (1871); MB CM (1873); MRCS (1873) 1882 – FRCS Edinburgh 1907 – President of the Ophthalmological Society Died 29 November 1909 Surrey, England Key Medical Attributions: More about medical […]
Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (1821 – 1894) was a German physician and physicist. Helmholtz was a pioneer in the scientific study of human vision and hearing. He revolutionized the field of ophthalmology with the invention of the ophthalmoscope in 1851 Biography Born 31 August 1821 Potsdam, Prussia Died 8 September 1894 Berlin, Germany Key […]
Sir Gordon Morgan Holmes (1876 – 1965) Irish neurologist. FAMOUS FOR Biography Born 1876 Died 1965 Key Medical Attributions: More about medical contributions Medical Eponyms Holmes-Adie pupil Major Publications Holmes GM. Partial iridoplegia associated with symptoms of other disease of the nervous system. Transactions of the Ophthalmological Societies of the United Kingdom, 1931, 51: 209-228. […]
Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson (1878 – 1937) was an American-born British neurologist. Following his extensive work on hepatolenticular degeneration this condition is eponymously termed Wilson disease