Date

January 1846

Document Type

Article

Journal Volume

Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, 1846, v.29, pp. 283-96

Description

While a student at the London Hospital, Cumming, by shading the eye of a fellow student from the light, was able to look directly into it and obtain both the retinal reflex and the white light from the entrance of the optic nerve. He made the first suggestion for the construction of a device for examining the fundus.

Identifier

Morton no.: 5861

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