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The tome under review, a weighty one from the literal standpoint as well as in terms of academic and literary content, is a compilation of the published versions of some 100 papers that were presented at the Second Congress of the European Ophthalmological Society. This Congress met from June 7 to 13, 1964, in Vienna, under the aegis of Prof J. Bock.
The volume by and large contains information in review form, and does not provide a great deal of intellectual material which has not already appeared in various ophthalmologic journals throughout the world. Nevertheless, Francois has performed a service by handily bringing together in one book a vast amount of opinion regarding the diagnosis and therapy of ocular tumors.
The papers are printed in one of three languages, English, French and German, and one would have to be proficient in all three to derive maximum benefit from the publication,
Howard GM. The Tumors of the Eye and Its Adnexa.. Arch Ophthalmol. 1968;79(2):226. doi:10.1001/archopht.1968.03850040228021