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August Ritter von Reuss - bibliography

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Austrian ophthalmologist, born November 5, 1841, Bilin in Böhmen; died September 4, 1924, Vienna.


  • Ophthalmometrische Studien.
    With M. W. Woinow (died 1875). Vienna, 1869.
  • Untersuchungen über die optischen Constanten ametropischer Augen.
  • Ophthalmometrische Mitteilungen.
  • Einfluss des Lebensalters auf die Krümmung der Hornhaut.
  • Refractionsveränderungen im jugendlichen Auge.
  • Nystagmus der Bergleute.
  • Farbsinn und Refraction bei Eisenbahnbediensteten.
  • Neue Methode zur Erkennung der Farbenblindheit.
  • Die Keratitis maculosa.
  • Ophthalmologische Mittheilungen aus der II. Augenklinik.
  • Die elektrische Behandlung entzündlicher Augenkrankheiten.

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