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Förster's photometer

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Apparatus for clinical determination of adaptation.

Förster occasioned the introduction of the photometer in opthalmology in his works Über Hemeralopie. Breslau, 1857. Also in Defender's Klinisches Monatsblatt, 1872. He introduced the perimeters in works in the Annales d’oculistique, 1868, LIX, and in Zehender’s Klinisches Monatsblatt, 1869.

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