By G. E. De Schweinitz, A.M., M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology in the Jefferson Medical College, etc. With 256 illustrations and two chromo-lithographic plates. Second edition, thoroughly revised. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders. 1896.
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With his well-known thoroughness the author has added a great deal of interesting new matter compiled from the recent literature, in order to keep the text-book abreast with the rapid progress of ophthalmic science. It will, therefore, deservedly continue to be a favorite guide-book among students and practitioners. But we are unable to understand how the keen-eyed scrutiny of the author could overlook a most unfortunate blunder which has crept into the chapter on the paralysis of the ocular muscles. Three illustrations are given a wrong signature and place; the illustration said to show the position of the double images in paralysis of the superior rectus, in reality represents the diplopia in paralysis of the superior oblique; while the illustration of the double images in paralysis of the superior oblique is really a representation of the diplopia in paralysis of the superior rectus; and the illustration of the double images
Diseases of the Eye. A Hand-book of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and Practitioners.. JAMA. 1896;XXVII(20):1071. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430980043012