Ophthalmic Forceps


The Desmarre entropium ophthalmic forceps are associated with Louis-Auguste Desmarres (1810–1882), a French ophthalmologist. The form was to be had from several surgical instrument makers.

Date Made: 1871-1874

Maker: Ford, William F.

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Subject: Ophthalmology


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Credit Line: Transfer from U.S. Department of Health, Education & Welfare. Public Health Service

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1980.0349.09.121Catalog Number: 1980.0349.09.121Accession Number: 1980.0349

Object Name: forcepssurgical set

Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 1 in; 1.5875 cm x 9.2075 cm x 2.54 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-963a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1342990

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