A great Eye for the Future


A great Eye for the Future

Theodore Hamblin - the 1st UK Contact Lens Practice

Location: 18 Cavendish Square

Description: This was the location of Theodore Hamblin, the first practice in the UK to specialise in contact lenses.

Founded by Josef Dallos (1905-1979) in 1937.

Josef Dallos was born in Budapest, the son of a head teacher. He qualified as a doctor in 1928 working in the Number 1 University Clinic of Ophthalmology under Professor Emile de Grosz. He soon took up contact lens fitting using the original Zeiss lenses. He suggested some improvements in their design which were jointly patented with Zeiss.

Themes: TechnologyTechnology Theme  HistoricalHistorical Theme
A great Eye for the Future

Theodore Hamblin - the 1st UK Contact Lens Practice

Ranking This Month: 1584/3059

Pages Hit This Month: 40


Your Comments:

Name:
Email:
Your email will ONLY be used once, to confirm the publication of your comments. We value your contribution and privacy.

Anti-spam Security: Please enter this code:


Other places nearby:


Post Office Tower», 0.8km

Apple iPod designers school», 10.km

A great Eye for the Future», 0km

Silicon Roundabout», 2.5km

G Nissel & Co - Contact Lenses», 1.6km

Shadwell Basin», 3.9km

Location Pinpointed:


Open Street Maps», Google Maps»