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Bier, Norman

Timothy J. Bowden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1061 words.

Bier, Norman (1925–2009), optometrist and contact lens specialist, was born Norbert Bier on 28 February 1925 in Munich, Germany, the elder son of Marcus Bier (1895–1968), jeweller, and his...

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Cuff, John

Giles Hudson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1136 words.

Cuff, John (1708?–1772?), optician and microscope maker, was the son of Peter Cuff (b. 1676), watchmaker and member of the Broderers' Company. It is possible that his mother was Rebecca, néenull...

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Dallos, Jozsef [Josef]

Timothy J. Bowden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 970 words.

Dallos, Jozsef [Josef] (1905–1979), ophthalmologist, was born in Budapest, Hungary, on 5 January 1905, the eldest child of Sándor (Alexander) Dallos (1870–1952), headmaster of a high school...

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Ramage, John

David Gavine.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 944 words.

Ramage, John (1788–1835), telescope maker and optician, born in Aberdeen on 2 November 1788, was probably the son of John Ramage, a horse currier or saddler of Aberdeen, and his wife, Jean...

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Ridley, Sir (Nicholas) Harold Lloyd

John Winstanley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Surgery; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1353 words.

Ridley, Sir (Nicholas) Harold Lloyd (1906–2001), ophthalmic surgeon and inventor of the intraocular lens implant, was born on 10 July 1906 at Kibworth Beauchamp, near Market Harborough,...

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