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Ophthalmological Ephemera
December 08, 2008

Dr Thompson's Eye Water

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Arch Ophthalmol. 2008;126(12):1668. doi:10.1001/archophthalmol.2008.505

In 1795, Dr Isaac Thompson concocted an eye water of zinc sulfate, saffron, camphor, and rose water. It was sold as late as 1939. This is 1 of a series of 32 medical trade cards advertising the product from 1875 through 1895.

Courtesy of: Daniel M. Albert, MD, MS.

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