Donald Ezekiel AM : passionate and innovative contact lens practitioner and manufacturer

Efron, Nathan (2014) Donald Ezekiel AM : passionate and innovative contact lens practitioner and manufacturer. Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 97(6), pp. 570-572.

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Abstract

Donald Ezekiel (known to all as ‘Don’) was born in Singapore on September 12, 1936, to a German mother and Iraqi father. His parents were Jewish refugees, who met in Batavia,1 married and alternately lived in Batavia and Singapore. The family established their primary residence in Singapore after Don’s older brother Eric (later to become a haematologist) was born in 1934. The Ezekiel family was forced to flee in 1941 when the Japanese bombed Singapore and were fortunate to obtain passage on a hospital ship to Perth. They returned to Singapore after the war but left again on their own accord in 1951 due to race riots. The Ezekiels sold up everything in Singapore and decided to settle in Perth...

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ID Code: 79209
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Donald Ezekiel, Contact lenses
DOI: 10.1111/cxo.12178
ISSN: 1444-0938
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300) > Optometry and Ophthalmology not elsewhere classified (111399)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Optometry & Vision Science
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The Author. Clinical and Experimental Optometry © 2014 Optometrists Association Australia
Deposited On: 04 Dec 2014 23:22
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2014 23:27

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