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In this second edition Dr. Jackson has added much material that has proven of value since the appearance of the first edition, especially the studies of new conditions and of new remedies and methods of treatment. The book is intended as a manual for the beginner in ophthalmology and for the general practitioner. Abundant references are given to the original sources of the matter presented, making it very easy to go more deeply into a given subject if desired. The chapters on refraction are particularly valuable, coming, as they do, from a man of Dr. Jackson's peculiar ability and painstaking care in this particular branch of ophthalmology. Among the important additions which have been made are a number of the latest diagnostic methods, such as testing the light sense, mapping central scotomata, "fogging" method in refraction, diseases and congenital defects of the ocular muscles, etc., etc. The book might be
Manual of Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Eye.. JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(20):1697. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520460053021