Ammar ibn Ali al-Mosuli (1010 C.E.)
Ammar ibn Ali al-Mosuli flourished around 1010 C.E. He wrote a book entitled Kitab-ul Muntakhab fi Ilaj-ul ‘Ayn (Book of Choices in the Treatment of Eye Diseases) and practiced mainly in Egypt. His book deals with anatomy, pathology and describes six case histories for cataract operation and a case of optic neuritis! Hirschberg writes that Ammar was "The most clever eye surgeon of the whole Arabian Literature."
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by: FSTC Limited, Mon 16 July, 2007