100 years ago in Popular Mechanics . . .

5/31/2009

             The Ophthalmodiaphanoscope




One hundred years ago today, if you were to walk to the local newsstand and put down 10 cents of your hard earned pay, you'd be able to purchase the June 1909 edition of Popular Mechanics magazine.


Inside you'd find this story about a diagnostic device known as the Ophthalmodiaphanoscope.











For more wonders of that new millennium, go here.


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Weird as it looks, it was probably less uncomfortable than the present procedure, which involves dilating the iris with drugs and illuminating the retina from the front.
Posted by Steve on 7/1/2009 7:50:02 PM

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