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March 1954

Abstracts on Military and Aviation Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1954;51(3):427. doi:10.1001/archopht.1954.00920040437018

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This is a compilation and classification of all the literature relating to the science of flying and the eyes. Volume I deals with the literature up to and including 1940, and Volume II, with that from 1941 to 1945 inclusive. Every phase of the effects of flying on the eyes and the influences of the eyes on flying ability is covered. The material is divided into 93 headings, as set forth in the table of contents, which in reality serves as an index. The two volumes together constitute an extremely valuable reference to all the literature on aviation ophthalmology, the first serving as a historical survey and the second presenting the most recent developments in this field. Since there has been a tremendous advancement in aviation ophthalmology since 1941, and since aviation itself has changed so materially in the last 10 years, this volume will obviously be the more useful

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