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John Homer Dix

John Homer Dix Our Heritage Ophthalmic Homer Dix John CHARLES SNYDER, Boston a man name Homer whose too in American appears John Dix, infrequently in on was born Boston 1811. He received his ophthalmic history, September 30, from he B.A. Harvard in 1834 and then the of degree College began study the of of medicine under Dr. co-founder the Massa¬ preceptorship John Jeffries, In chusetts and Ear 1836 Medical awarded him Eye Infirmary. Jefferson College his M.D. degree. 19th It is doubtful if man in American has as any ophthalmology century "firsts" as Homer is doubtful man took as Dix, and it if many John equally any much in them as he did. as a his contributions in pride However, pioneer oph¬ were of such stature that one can afford to be with this bit thalmology indulgent of in Dix's Some of some his "firsts" are to correction vanity make-up. subject in of later but is see them this how he liked to listed: light information, always first He was resident be trained at the to in and the ophthalmology otology Massachusetts and Ear He the first Dieffenbach Eye Infirmary—1834. performed in for strabismus was the 1840. He first U.S. operation America—September http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1961 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1961.00960010762020
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Abstract

Our Heritage Ophthalmic Homer Dix John CHARLES SNYDER, Boston a man name Homer whose too in American appears John Dix, infrequently in on was born Boston 1811. He received his ophthalmic history, September 30, from he B.A. Harvard in 1834 and then the of degree College began study the of of medicine under Dr. co-founder the Massa¬ preceptorship John Jeffries, In chusetts and Ear 1836 Medical awarded him Eye Infirmary. Jefferson College his M.D. degree. 19th It is doubtful if man in American has as any ophthalmology century "firsts" as Homer is doubtful man took as Dix, and it if many John equally any much in them as he did. as a his contributions in pride However, pioneer oph¬ were of such stature that one can afford to be with this bit thalmology indulgent of in Dix's Some of some his "firsts" are to correction vanity make-up. subject in of later but is see them this how he liked to listed: light information, always first He was resident be trained at the to in and the ophthalmology otology Massachusetts and Ear He the first Dieffenbach Eye Infirmary—1834. performed in for strabismus was the 1840. He first U.S. operation America—September

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 1961

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