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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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