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August 21, 1996

Ocular Pathology

Author Affiliations

Edward Hines, Jr, VA Hospital Hines, Ill Loyola University Medical Center Maywood, Ill

JAMA. 1996;276(7):575. doi:10.1001/jama.1996.03540070071036

This excellent text is the fourth edition and a revision of Ocular Pathology: A Text and Atlas, by the same authors. It is also complementary to Ocular Pathology: A Color Atlas, second edition, by Gower Medical Publishing. In fact, the authors have combined the best features of both of these books into one comprehensive ocular pathology text. They have taken advantage of advances in color photographic reproduction to expand on the already excellent photographs of the color atlas. At the same time, they have maintained and expanded on the comprehensive textual information provided in the prior edition of the textbook.

The organization and content of this latest edition are identical to the abovementioned texts, with 18 distinct chapters. The outline format of the text is identical to that seen in all prior editions, but the content has been significantly updated. Although the photographic reproductions are slightly smaller than those in