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Professor Knutt- Does anyone remember him??

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Does anyone recall being treated for eye problems at the Childrens hospital by a doctor called Professor Knutt. I was in Sheffield 3 years ago and caught a bus to a park called Weston Park I think it was

As soon as I alighted from the bus I recognised the hospital and remembered being a patient there for my eyes. It is funny how a small thing that can jog your memory and bring a heap of things flooding back .I recalled how he would put drops in my eyes then i would wear a patch and just wait then he would check my eyes out agin. I think I had a lazy eye. Does anyone else remember him?

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I never met him but he certainly did a good job on my sister's lazy eye.She had the op about 1957 0r 8 and hasn't worn glasses since.We knew him as Dr Knutt though.

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Thanks for the reply, how old was your sister? I wonder if she was just a small child like me . I think I was about 4 or 5 . I think he was a Doctor but my Mum seems to think he became a prefessor for his work in the field. I have always worn glasses but it has never bothered me. Just last week I was talking about all the glasses i have worn . I am a scrapbooker and since i have most of my old glasses i thought it might be an idea to include a couple of pages on photos of all the styles I have worn over the past 50 years . thought it would make interesting reading for the granchildren when I get them. Has anyone else hoarded their spectacles as we used to call them ????

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Dorothy was born in '54 and the lazy eye was diagnosed and cured a long time before we moved house just after her 5th birthday.I don't think she can remember any of it.I'll ask her, Cheers,Glyn

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Dorothy was born in '54 and the lazy eye was diagnosed and cured a long time before we moved house just after her 5th birthday.I don't think she can remember any of it.I'll ask her, Cheers,Glyn

 

I was born 1953, and first started going to the hospital when I was about 4 . So it could well be we were in that same waiting room at some point in time as i attended for a good many years

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I had a squint corrected by Mr Knutt at the Royal Infirmary when I was 10 in 1950. Didn't wear glasses for years until I was in my 40s.

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Mr Knutt operated on my eyes twice for squints - seems this was a rather common thing for those of us born in the 1950's - problems with delivery of babies I wonder??

 

I was in the Children's Hospital - horrid experience - I still remember having to say goodbye to my Mum and Dad - I cried endlessly which couldn't have been good for anyone having an eye op!!

 

Sister Petty was the old witch who ruled the ward - nasty, spiteful old woman then - she should not have been let anywhere near humans let alone small children.

 

UGH - HORRID HORRID TIME

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My late mother was a nurse who trained at the Sheffield Royal Infirmary in the 20's, and I remember her mentioning a doctor called "Mr Knutt" -and they apparently pioneered a method of treatment using a powerful electo-magnet -to remove metal from the eyes of injured steel grinders employed in the steel works.

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I had my eye problen rectified by Bertie Nutt. He had rooms on Glossop Road and would always have a box of Neopoliton chocolates on his desk. He lived in Dore. I remember him very well, silvered haired, glasses, smart and always very kind. I had my operation at Claremont over 60 years ago! Another name from the past!

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I had my lazy eye corrected by Dr Nutt around 1950 at Royal Imfirmary Hospital

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