Maddox Rod Test Lens


The Maddox rod for tests of binocular vision was devised by Ernest Edmund Maddox (1863 - 1933), an English surgeon.

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Ruth Fisher

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.302437.06Catalog Number: M-14612Accession Number: 302437Catalog Number: 302437.06

Object Name: Lens, Testinglens, testingOther Terms: Lens, Testing; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 2 in; .635 cm x 3.81 cm x 5.08 cm


Record Id: nmah_726385

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.