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To the Editor:
—Under ordinary circumstances, we feel that medical controversy is wasteful of time and effort of the participants, since the situation is often cleared with the passage of time. However, the article by Bedrossian and others (A. M. A. Arch. Ophth.50: 277 [Sept.] 1953) and the accompanying editorial by F. H. Adler in the same issue, page 275, impels us to write this letter.The theme of the editorial is the publication of misleading information, and the extravagant praise of the accompanying article by Bedrossian, which refutes our work (Am. J. Ophth.34:613, 1951). We feel that a careful study of Dr. Bedrossian's own tables and method of procedure would make an unbiased observer come to a very different conclusion than did Dr. Bedrossian. Also, we should like to point out why Bedrossian's paper is not the ideal model that it is stated to be.Our
Pelner L, Waldman S. DIABETIC RETINOPATHY. AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1954;51(2):282-284. doi:10.1001/archopht.1954.00920040284013