Hjalmar Schiøtz, the great Norwegian innovator and his ophthalmoscope

C. Richard Keeler, Magne Helland, Daniel M. Albert

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Recently, the authors encountered an intriguing and largely incomplete ophthalmoscope. The quest to identify and restore it led to a re-evaluation of the evolution of the modern-day ophthalmoscope and a re-examination of the life and contributions of its inventor, the Norwegian ophthalmologist Hjalmar August Schiøtz.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)588-592
Number of pages5
JournalActa ophthalmologica
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Javal
  • Norway
  • Schiøtz
  • innovation
  • instrument
  • ophthalmometer
  • ophthalmoscope

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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