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Moorfields Eye Hospital baldscape

A #hospital #baldscape paying homage to #moorefield #eye hospital one of the most historic #nhs hospital helping rich and poor with specialist eye care From the early 1800s soldiers returned from the Napoleonic wars suffering with trachoma. With the epidemic as an impetus, and coupled with the encouragement of the influential London surgeon Astley Cooper, John Cunningham Saunders founded the first hospital in the world devoted to the treatment of eye disease in October 1804. The original ...

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