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Article
August 1957

Physiology of the Ocular and Cerebrospinal Fluids.

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1957;58(2):318-319. doi:10.1001/archopht.1957.00940010330030

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Abstract

In recent years so much progress has been made in our understanding of aqueous humor formation and composition that many workers in the field as well as students of ophthalmology have felt a need for a textbook covering recent advances and concepts. Dr. Davson has carried out extensive experimental work on this subject over a period of many years and is well qualified for the task of compiling an authoritative review.

The present volume presents a well-written expansion of a series of papers. In a lucid and persuasive fashion, the data, theories, and conclusions of the author are reiterated. Even on some of the most complex aspects of the subject matter, the book reads easily and convincingly. It is particularly unfortunate, therefore, that, as the author admits, "the presentation of the facts has been strongly colored by my own point of view." The exclusion or distortion of important work of

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