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March 1959


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University of California Medical Center San Francisco 22

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1959;61(3):508. doi:10.1001/archopht.1959.00940090507019

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To the Editor:  —Thank you for the opportunity of replying to the comments of Dr. Lohle regarding my recent manuscript.The general tenor of Dr. Lohle's comments is that Poiseuille's law when applied to flow through the trabeculae yields results which are "problematic if not misleading."That the results are problematic in the sense that there is still a problem, I quite agree. There is always uncertainty in applying any law developed in a physical milieu to a biological system. I felt that the readers of this journal were sufficiently acquainted with the uncertainties and difficulties of biological research that they needed no more than the note of caution given in my paper. If I have underestimated their familiarity with medical sciences, Dr. Lohle's comments should further warn them. The purpose of the paper was not to arrive at any precise quantitative values but to use recently acquired data to

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