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April 1968

Slit-Lamp Gonoscopy, Ed 3.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1968;79(4):503. doi:10.1001/archopht.1968.03850040505020

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The literature on gonioscopy has become quite extensive during the past 50 years. Slit-Lamp Gonioscopy by Gorin and Posner systematically organized as a manual of instruction has become a standard reference for much of this material. The authors' determination to keep up to date is revealed in this third edition by their references to 55 articles published later than 1961, the year of the second edition.

The text is succinct, carefully organized, and well written with objective referenced summaries of significant contributions in this field. Gonioscopic findings are presented within the context of clinical disease entities. These findings are well illustrated by drawings although one might hope that many will be replaced in subsequent editions by goniophotographs. As one who gives instruction in gonioscopy, I am compelled to take exception to the following statement which appears on page 87: "We regard an angle as narrow when not more than the

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