Carl Ferdinand von Arlt, Ritter von Bergschmidt (1812-1887): A Pioneer in Ophthalmology
Keywords:Carl Ferdinand von Arlt, Ocular Surgery, Innovations, Famous Students
Carl Ferdinand von Arlt, Ritter von Bergschmidt (1812-1887) was a pioneer in ophthalmology. The purpose of our paper is to highlight his scientific work. He did not only introduce new surgical techniques and invent new instruments in ocular surgery, but also influenced the development of ophthalmology in the 19th century. He was an excellent and reputable professor of ophthalmology, and his students became very respected figures in ophthalmology.