Simeon Snell (1851-1909)

Was educated at Leeds, Guy’s Hospital and the Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital before settling in Sheffield as an ophthalmologist and working as an ophthalmic surgeon at the Sheffield Royal Infirmary. Snell was one of the founders of Sheffield University and its first professor of ophthalmology. He was an authority on miner’s nystagmus, the prevention of industrial eye injuries and the extraction of intraocular foreign bodies.

Remarks on acupuncture. Medical Times & Gazette. 1880;1:661.