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This is an authorized English edition of a book titled A Dermatologic Correlation of Disease of the Periorbital Region, written by Gunter W. Korting, MD, professor and director of the Department of Dermatology of the University Hospital of Mainz, West Germany. (The first printing erroneously lists Dr. Korting as Director of the Department of Ophthalmology.) The original German edition was published in 1969. This edition was translated and adapted by three dermatologists, William Curth, MD, Helen O. Curth, MD, and Frederick F. Urbach, MD, and an ophthalmologist, Daniel M. Albert, MD, and was published in 1973.
The quality of the paper is excellent and the book is well bound. The pages measure approximately 6½ x 9½ inches, and there are two columns to each page. The type is small but easily read. Our general impression is that of an attractive and compact book.
The author's objectives are well stated in
Allington HV, Allington JH. The Skin and Eye. Arch Dermatol. 1975;111(3):404. doi:10.1001/archderm.1975.01630150124029