An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15475 entries, 13329 authors and 1903 subjects. Updated: November 30, 2021

ELLIOT, Robert Henry

2 entries
  • 5955

A preliminary note on a new operative procedure for the establishment of a filtering cicatrix in the treatment of glaucoma.

Ophthalmoscope, 7, 804-06, 1909.

Elliot, working in 1909 at the Government Ophthalmic Hospital in Madras, began to use a trephine to make a very anterior sclerectomy under a conjunctival flap, coupled with a peripheral iridectomy. See also his Sclero-corneal trephining in the operative  treatment of glaucoma, (1913).



Subjects: OPHTHALMOLOGY › Diseases of the Eye › Glaucoma
  • 12959

The Indian operation of couching for cataract. Incorporating The Hunterian Lectures....

London: H. K. Lewis, 1917.

Prefaced by an extensive historical introduction; the remainder of the text being of historical significance in the 21st century.
Digital facsimile from the Hathi Trust at this link.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India › History of Ancient Medicine in India, INDIA, Practice of Medicine in › History of Practice of Medicine in India, OPHTHALMOLOGY › History of Ophthalmology, OPHTHALMOLOGY › Ocular Surgery & Procedures › Cataract