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The Blind Beautiful Eye.

Feinsod, Moshe MD
Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology: March 2000
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: Master Jehan Yperman, a medieval surgeon, observed that when the optic nerve is injured, the eye becomes blind and beautiful. This is an attempt to trace the footsteps of this forgotten surgeon and to track the history of the cosmetic use of the belladonna herb, as well as the concept of amaurotic mydriasis.

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