Aayon Ibn Aayon

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Aayon Ibn Aayon
أعين بن أعين
Other namesIbn Aayon
DiedDecember 995
EraIslamic golden age
Other namesIbn Aayon

Aayon Ibn Aayon (Arabic: أعين بن أعين‎) (died on Dhu al-Qadah 385 AH/December 995 AD), known as Ibn Aayon, was an Arab Muslim kahhal (ophthalmologist) during the period of medieval Islam.[1] He moved from Kairouan to Egypt with Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah,[2] and he was known in Egypt during the caliphate of Al-Aziz Billah.[3] His most notable work is Of eye diseases and their treatment (Arabic: في أمراض العين ومداواتها‎).[1] Ibn Aayon was mentioned on Uyūn ul-Anbāʾ fī Ṭabaqāt al-Aṭibbā (Arabic: عيون الأنباء في طبقات الأطباء‎), a book written by Ibn Abi Usaibia.[3]


  1. ^ a b Al-Jabburi, Kamil Salman (2003). معجم الأدباء 1-7 من العصر الجاهلي حتى سنة 2002م (in Arabic). fifth. Biuret, Lebanon: دار الكتب العلمية. p. 310. Archived from the original on 24 September 2020.
  2. ^ Mahfouz, Muhammad (1982). تراجم المؤلفين التونسيين (in Arabic). first (first ed.). Biuret, Lebanon: دار الغرب الإسلامي. p. 52. Archived from the original on 24 September 2020.
  3. ^ a b Ibn Abi Usaibia (1995). عيون الأنباء في طبقات الأطباء (in Arabic) (first ed.). Biuret, Lebanon: دار مكتبة الحياة. p. 564. Archived from the original on 24 September 2020.