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May 13, 1950

May's Manual of the Diseases of the Eye for Students and General Practitioners

JAMA. 1950;143(2):213. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910370063038

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For half a century this manual has served the medical student and the general practitioner of the United States and of many foreign countries as a trustworthy, informative and "friendly" guide in ophthalmologic matters. In this edition of this miniature textbook of ophthalmology, many portions of the work have been rewritten and reorganized, without any essential deviations from Dr. May's original conception. Credit for the success and popularity of the more recent editions goes to Dr. Charles A. Perera, whose unceasing efforts are clearly revealed in the new edition. Although many of the old illustrations have been replaced with new ones, in accuracy as well as in lucidity the illustrative material lags behind the text.

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