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The author's purpose is to convey to the general practitioner, even in the remotest village, adequate knowledge of the eye to enable him to give relief to the suffering inhabitants of the village and to prevent blindness. The procedures, methods, and operative techniques and medicaments are in keeping with the standards in use in India and for certain diseases that are endemic in that country.
Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery with Sight-Testing (a Practical Handbook on Eye Diseases in India and the Tropics). JAMA. 1954;154(16):1396. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.02940500076040