The world through a lens: The vision of Sir Harold Ridley

Daniel B. Moore, A. Harris, B. Siesky

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Abstract

Sir Harold Ridley is recognised today as the inventor of intraocular lens implantation, one the most successful and common procedures in all of surgery. His story, however, is not largely one of triumph and public accolade. This paper reviews Ridley's invention of the intraocular lens and highlights the struggles he faced after his discovery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1277-1280
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume94
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2010

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  • Ophthalmology
  • Sensory Systems
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

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The world through a lens : The vision of Sir Harold Ridley. / Moore, Daniel B.; Harris, A.; Siesky, B.

In: British Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol. 94, No. 10, 01.10.2010, p. 1277-1280.

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