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LSHTM Eye Health Collection

An exhibition by the International Centre of Eye Health (ICEH) is currently on display in the Keppel Street Foyer at the School. The primary focus of the exhibition is to raise awareness of the eye health research being conducted in LSHTM amongst members of staff and students at the School…

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Photo from MacCallan photo album, courtesy of the MacCallan Family

Arthur Ferguson MacCallan, Ophthalmologist

A stroke of good fortune took ophthalmic surgeon Arthur Ferguson MacCallan (1872-1955) to Egypt in 1903. There he became a world authority on trachoma and established Egypt’s infrastructure of ophthalmic hospitals.  His Classification of Trachoma (1908) and pioneering work is still recognised today.

At 31 years old MacCallan…

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