Ophthalmic Heritage & Museum of Vision
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  Ophthalmometer, 1880
  Manufactured by E.B. Meyrowitz, New York
  Cast iron, brass, glass
  Gift of Alex Peck, MD
  1985.000.00005



 

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  Helmholtz Ophthalmoscope, replica, 1985
 
Metal, wood, glass
  Gift of Robert Burns, MD
  1985.000.00152



 

 undefined   Schioetz Tonometer in case, no date
  Metal
  Gift of G. Halberg, MD
  1996.014.00024


 

 undefined   Eliott Trephine in case, 1920
  Metal
  Anonymous donation
  1982.000.00152


 

 undefined   Blaskovics Cataract Knives, 1910
  Manufactured by Weiss and Son
  Metal
  The Harriet and J. William Rosenthal
  Collection

  1992.008.00027


 

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  Vitreous-Infusion-Suction-
  Cutter, Prototype, 1970

  Metal, plastic
  Gift of Robert Machemer, MD
  2004.004.00001

  An electric motor drives a drill bit
  inside a metal tube. Vitreous is
  aspirated through the tube which
  has an opening near its end and is
  then cut by the rotating drill bit
  and moved out of the open eye.
  Such a vitreous suction cutter
  was used for an open sky
  vitrectomy for the first time in
  December 1969.



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