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November 23, 1964

Color Atlas of Anterior Segment Eye Diseases

Author Affiliations

Columbia, Mo

JAMA. 1964;190(8):787. doi:10.1001/jama.1964.03070210093035

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This well-prepared and beautifully printed atlas is an outstanding addition to the currently available books on ophthalmology. As a teaching aid for medical students, interns, and ophthalmology resident physicians, it deserves to be on every medical school and teaching hospital library shelf. If available for ready reference in the office of the general practitioner, it could be a most valuable practical aid to his diagnosis of externally and grossly visible ocular disease processes. The practicing ophthalmologist will find it to be a superb collection of a wide range of external and anterior segment eye disorders, amply demonstrating the author's artistry as a photographer using his own simplified photographic technique. It cannot help but encourage one to make greater use of the camera in recording suitable manifestations of eye disease as seen in office and clinic practice.

The book is divided into two major sections. The first consists of 11 brief

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