[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
April 1968


Author Affiliations

Bethesda, Md

Arch Ophthalmol. 1968;79(4):508. doi:10.1001/archopht.1968.03850040510031

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


To the Editor.  —An article appeared in the Dec 19, 1967 issue of Clin-Alert (No. 299, "Steroid Eye Drops, Intraocular Pressure") which was an abstract of our paper published in the December 1967 issue of the Archives. I think the lead of this presentation is not substantiated by the evidence which we presented so that the conclusion of the editor of Clin-Alert is unwarranted.For your information I am enclosing a carbon copy of a letter I sent to this organization so that it may clarify our position.

Dear Sir:  I should like to refer to your abstract "Steroid Eye Drops, Intraocular Pressure" in Clin-Alert. In the second sentence of this abstract, you infer that the rise in eye pressure produced by some steroid-containing preparations is due to the vehicle and not to the steroid. We were very careful in our publication to stay away from this issue, for although

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview