Dr. Komoto’s Ophthalmoscope

Dr. Komoto’s Ophthalmoscope


Dr. Komoto's Ophthalmoscope


Assembled: 18 cm or 7



Country of manufacture


Categories: Medicine, Diagnostics


A good example of Dr. Komoto ophthalmoscope, cased and in excellent condition noting the absence of one of two reversing lenses–see third image. It was invented by Dr. Jujiro KOMOTO. The Japanese Ophthalmology Society site notes : After studying for several years in Germany, Jujiro KOMOTO (1859-1938) returned to the Tokyo Imperial University and became the very first Professor of Ophthalmology in Japan. Komoto also produced the three-volume Textbook of Ophthalmology, the first comprehensive textbook on the subject to be written originally in the Japanese language. Komoto served as the first President of the Japanese Ophthalmological Society.

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M and R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for more than four decades. They have helped build a number of major private collections and have contributed to the holdings of many museums. They also deal in other scientific and technology related items, including calculating instruments, office machines, patent models and wine-related accessories such as corkscrews. ROBERTA GORDON IS A SKILLED RESTORER WHO CAN HELP YOU WITH ANY INSTRUMENTS AND CASES THAT NEED ATTENTION. Feel free to contact them for details at: [email protected] or 718-541-5974