Arvid Anseth

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Arvid Anseth (29 January 1925 – 3 August 2006) was a Norwegian ophthalmologist.

He was born in Bærum. He finished his secondary education in 1943, took the Candidate of Medicine degree at Lund University in 1947 and the Doctor Medicinae degree at Lund in 1961, after two years as a research fellow in Boston. He was a docent at Lund University from 1962 to 1971, professor at the University of Tromsø from 197 to 1977, professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Trondheim from 1977 to 1980 and professor at the University of Oslo/Rikshospitalet from 1980 to 1989.[1][2] Among others, he operated Olav V of Norway for a cataract in 1986.[3]

He was married, and resided in Larkollen in his later life.[4] He died in August 2006.[2]


  1. ^ Steenstrup, Bjørn, ed. (1973). "Anseth, Arvid". Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 24. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Hørven, Ivar; Midelfart, Anna; Opsahl, Roald (15 August 2006). "Arvid Anseth" (in Norwegian). p. Aftenposten. 
  3. ^ "Kongen velbefinnende etter vellykket grå stær-operasjon" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 26 May 1986. 
  4. ^ Beck, Peter (29 January 1995). "Han hjelper øyne til å se". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). p. 11.