Eye surgery scalpels, circa 1860

Eye surgery scalpels, circa 1860

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Caption: Brass bound mahogany cased set of eye surgery scalpels. The nineteenth century was an era of great progress in eye surgery, it saw the first operative treatment of glaucoma (a condition affecting the pressure within the eye which can lead to blindness) and the introduction of cocaine as a local anaesthetic for ophthalmic procedures. These instruments date from 1860, England.

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