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The Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary

Samantha Williamson Chicago, Illinois, United States   Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary The direct ophthalmoscope debuted in Germany in 1851, ushering in the modern era of ophthalmology. Seven years later, the introduction of the laryngoscope allowed direct visualization of the airway. In 1858, on the heel of these discoveries, Edward Holmes, a Massachusetts native who […]