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Christopher T. Leffler

Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Virginia Commonwealth University and Richmond VA Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA. His book on the history of ophthalmology can be found here: kugler.pub/catalogue/ophthalmology/history-of-ophthalmology/history-of-ophthalmology-the-monographs/the-history-of-ophthalmology-the-monographs-15-the-history-of-glaucoma/

Content by Christopher T. Leffler:

Subspecialties Comprehensive

The Ophthalmologist’s Time Machine: Chapter 19

| Christopher T. Leffler, Stephen G. Schwartz, Andrzej Grzybowski | 3 min read

Did an American Hoax initiate the era of strabismus surgery?

Subspecialties Cataract

The Ophthalmologist’s Time Machine: Chapter 18

| Christopher T. Leffler, Charles E. Letocha, Stephen G. Schwartz, Andrzej Grzybowski | 3 min read

Aspiration of cataract in Philadelphia in 1815

Business & Profession Glaucoma

The Ophthalmologist’s Time Machine: Chapter 17

| Christopher T. Leffler, Stephen G. Schwartz, Andrzej Grzybowski | 3 min read

The History of Glaucoma, Part 2: Paradigm Shifts Since the Development of the Ophthalmoscope

Business & Profession Glaucoma

The Ophthalmologist’s Time Machine: Chapter 16

| Christopher T. Leffler, Stephen G. Schwartz, Andrzej Grzybowski | 3 min read

The History of Glaucoma, Part 1: “Glaucoma” before the invention of the ophthalmoscope

Business & Profession Cataract

The Ophthalmologist’s Time Machine: Chapter 15

| Christopher T. Leffler, B. Frits Hogewind, Stephen G. Schwartz, Andrzej Grzybowski | 4 min read

The first documented planned primary cataract extraction by Jacques Daviel in 1750

Business & Profession Other

The Ophthalmologist’s Time Machine: Chapter 14

| Stephen G. Schwartz, Christopher T. Leffler, Andrzej Grzybowski | 4 min read

(Almost) One-Eyed Warriors – Chuck Yeager

Subspecialties Neuro-ophthalmology

The Ophthalmologist’s Time Machine: Chapter 13

| Stephen G. Schwartz, Christopher T. Leffler, Andrzej Grzybowski | 4 min read

Dorothy Tiffany Burlingham and the psychology of blind children

Business & Profession Cataract

The Ophthalmologist’s Time Machine: Chapter 12

| Christopher T. Leffler, Stephen G. Schwartz, Andrzej Grzybowski | 3 min read

The migration of cataract surgery to the New World after 1492

Business & Profession Other

The Ophthalmologist’s Time Machine: Chapter 11

| Stephen G. Schwartz, Christopher T. Leffler, Andrzej Grzybowski | 3 min read

One-eyed warriors – Philip II of Macedon

Business & Profession Other

The Ophthalmologist’s Time Machine: Chapter 10

| Stephen G. Schwartz, Christopher T. Leffler, Andrzej Grzybowski | 3 min read

One-Eyed Warriors: Horatio Nelson

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