[photos of Sir Harold Ridley at Stone Henge, pilots in front of bi-planes]  
Sir Harold Ridley and his Fight for Sight: He changed the world so that we may better see it
 
   

David J. Apple, M.D. [photo]An innovator in eye surgery and undisputed inventor of the intraocular lens (IOL), Sir Harold Ridley single-handedly achieved some of the most important discoveries in ophthalmology and medicine over the last 100 years.

The compelling story of Sir Harold Ridley is one not widely known among today’s medical community. It is a story of an unassuming medical leader that needs to be told, not only for its historical value, but also to provide guidance for future generations on bringing new inventions to the world.

Inside Sir Harold Ridley and His Fight for Sight, Dr. David J. Apple chronicles the amazing career and life of Sir Harold Ridley with never before published documents, photographs, and memorabilia. Achieving accomplishments that changed the world of medicine and ophthalmology and the treatment of its patients, Sir Harold Ridley’s story has not been told -- until now.


  Sir Harold Ridley and his Fight for Sight: He changed the world so that we may better see it [book cover]