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November 1947

Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society: Eightyfirst Annual Meeting, Hot Springs, Va., 1945.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1947;38(5):733. doi:10.1001/archopht.1947.00900010750017

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These transactions bring a report of the Eighty-First Annual meeting of the American Ophthalmological Society, which was held at Hot Springs, Va., on Nov. 12 to 14, 1945, with Dr. S. Judd Beach, president, in the chair. The meeting of the year 1945 was postponed until the fall, owing to the Government restrictions on railroad travel. Nevertheless, the attendance was unusually large, and the society was honored with the presence of Prof. Ida Mann, of Oxford, England. The scientific program consisted of twenty-three papers. Dr. H. P. Wagener, Rochester, Minn., presented the report of the Committee on the Classification of Hypertensive Diseases of the Retina. A number of new instruments were exhibited, and the theses of 6 successful candidates are added, making in all an imposing volume of 644 pages.

The editor, Dr. Wilfred E. Fry, of Philadelphia, deserves the thanks of the members of the American Ophthalmological Society for

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