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Alfred Bielschowsky was born in Namslau, Silesia, originally part of Germany, but now situated in Poland. He came from a long line of eminent scholars. His father Hermann Bielschowsky was a respected citizen and a successful merchant and banker.

Herman M. Burian, MD (1906-1974) 2018 LEGACY INDUCTEE

Herman Burian grew up in physiological institutes headed by his father in three countries. He was born of Austrian parents on January 14, 1906 in Naples, Italy where his father, Richard Burian, was director of physiology of the Stazione Zoologica, Marine Zoological Station.

Richard G. Scobee, MD (1914-1952) 2018 LEGACY INDUCTEE

A natural and enthusiastic teacher, he transformed the practical and theoretical understanding of strabismus into simpler and more understandable terms. His book, The Oculorotary Muscles, became a standard textbook for anyone studying strabismus. The Scobee Lecture memorializes him as founder and the first editor of the American Orthoptic Journal.   BIOGRAPHY Ophthalmology lost one of […]

Harold Whaley Brown, MD 2018 LEGACY INDUCTEE

Harold Whaley Brown was an internationally acclaimed leader in his chosen specialty of strabismus. His superb teaching style was based on his extensive practical clinical and surgical experience. He believed in finding things out for himself. He was a superb observer and he made original descriptions of several previously unrecognized syndromes, the most well-known being […]

Alexander Duane, MD (1858–1926) 2018 LEGACY INDUCTEE

Known for his great intelligence, extraordinary kindness, and generosity, quiet modesty, and patience, Duane was described by friends and colleagues as highly ethical and intensely industrious. In ophthalmology circles, he is best known for his eponymic syndrome of abduction limitation with globe retraction and for his contributions to physiological optics.   Born in 1858 in […]

A pioneer in the field of strabismus, an advocate of early surgery and orthoptic treatment, this British ophthalmologist was a proponent of several theories of binocular vision as well as a prolific author, inventor and great thinker of his time. Worth was a problem solver who loved to make gadgets and was capable of accomplishing […]

Alfred Bielschowsky was born in Namslau, Silesia, originally part of Germany, but now situated in Poland. He came from a long line of eminent scholars. His father Hermann Bielschowsky was a respected citizen and a successful merchant and banker.

Herman M. Burian, MD (1906-1974) 2018 LEGACY INDUCTEE

Herman Burian grew up in physiological institutes headed by his father in three countries. He was born of Austrian parents on January 14, 1906 in Naples, Italy where his father, Richard Burian, was director of physiology of the Stazione Zoologica, Marine Zoological Station.

Richard G. Scobee, MD (1914-1952) 2018 LEGACY INDUCTEE

A natural and enthusiastic teacher, he transformed the practical and theoretical understanding of strabismus into simpler and more understandable terms. His book, The Oculorotary Muscles, became a standard textbook for anyone studying strabismus. The Scobee Lecture memorializes him as founder and the first editor of the American Orthoptic Journal.   BIOGRAPHY Ophthalmology lost one of […]

Harold Whaley Brown, MD 2018 LEGACY INDUCTEE

Harold Whaley Brown was an internationally acclaimed leader in his chosen specialty of strabismus. His superb teaching style was based on his extensive practical clinical and surgical experience. He believed in finding things out for himself. He was a superb observer and he made original descriptions of several previously unrecognized syndromes, the most well-known being […]

Alexander Duane, MD (1858–1926) 2018 LEGACY INDUCTEE

Known for his great intelligence, extraordinary kindness, and generosity, quiet modesty, and patience, Duane was described by friends and colleagues as highly ethical and intensely industrious. In ophthalmology circles, he is best known for his eponymic syndrome of abduction limitation with globe retraction and for his contributions to physiological optics.   Born in 1858 in […]

A pioneer in the field of strabismus, an advocate of early surgery and orthoptic treatment, this British ophthalmologist was a proponent of several theories of binocular vision as well as a prolific author, inventor and great thinker of his time. Worth was a problem solver who loved to make gadgets and was capable of accomplishing […]