Otto Heinrich Enoch Becker (1828-1890) was a German ophthalmologist, eponymous with Becker sign, and Becker test for astigmatism.
Charles Bonnet syndrome: Visual hallucinations in psychologically normal elderly people and most commonly associated in individuals with visual impairment .
Charles Bonnet (1720 – 1793) was a Swiss naturalist and philosopher. Described Charles Bonnet syndrome in 1760; visual hallucinations of his visually impaired grandfather
Roth spots: Retinal haemorrhages with white or pale centres, commonly associated with subacute bacterial endocarditis and immune complex mediated vasculitis.
Moritz Roth (1839-1914) was a Swiss pathologist. He is eponymously associated with Roth spots (1872), which he first observed in the retina of patients with septicaemia.
Edwin Sterling Munson (1870-1958) was an American ophthalmologist.Munson sign, a V-shaped indentation of the lower eyelid when the gaze is directed downwards, an indication that is characteristic of advanced keratoconus.
Exophthalmos is abnormal protrusion of the eyeball or eyeballs. Differential diagnosis
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 […]