Greek Ophthalmology
Iran Hippocrate and Avicenna

Hippocrates also believes in inherited body characteristics as seen in the following passage taken
from 'On air, water and places':

14. If, then, children with bald heads are born to parents with bald heads; and children with blue 
      eyes to parents who have blue eyes; and if the squinting children also have parents with squint 
      in the most part; and if the same may be said of other forms of the body, what is to prevent it 
      from happening that a child with a long head should be produced by a parent having a long 

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