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This year's Year Book brings again in a compact and handy form an accurate review of the past year's publications in ophthalmology. The subject of the special article written by the ophthalmologic editor, Dr. Louis Bothman, is: "When Should Cataracts Be Operated On?" The abstracts, as usual, are classified on an anatomic basic, and there are several special chapters. The one on glaucoma includes a long review of Dr. Magitot's article on the "Intracranial Origin of Glaucomatous Optic Atrophy"; in the chapter on neurology and visual fields there is a review of Dr. M. Amsler's article on "Qualitative Examination of Macular Function"; the chapter on therapy is particularly complete and even reviews an article by M. Toulant on "Tissue Therapy in Ophthalmology"; the chapter on surgery, which comprises 43 pages of the 233 pages devoted to the eye in this Year Book, illustrates the interest that the surgical part of
Knapp A. Year Book of Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat.. Arch Ophthalmol. 1949;41(5):658. doi:10.1001/archopht.1949.00900040674024