A Journey to Ophthalmology Through Postage Stamps of the World
Samar K. Basak
Ophtha-philately is the collection and Study of postage Stamps and other related material that pertain to Ophthalmology in some way. It elucidates the History of ophthalmology as it has been portrayed time to time through the postage stamps of different Countries of the world. It covers almost all aspects of ophthalmology; like anatomy, physiology, examination, Blindness and its treatment and prevention, rehabilitation, scripts for the blind, various Ophthalmic congresses, etc. It also depicts the prominent personalities in the field of ophthalmology. Ophtha-philately is a Scientific and fascinating super-specialized hobby for the ophthalmologists. It enlightens our ophthalmic Knowledge and gives us unending pleasure.