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To the Editor.
—In the book review section of the Archives (79:503 [April] 1968), Francis L'Esperance, MD, gives a fair review of Slit-Lamp Examination of Vitreous and Retina by Karl Hruby. Through an oversight, no doubt, he forgot to mention that I translated and edited the book.In the March issue of the Archives, two letters to the Editor were published on the subject of bonding adhesives to dry cornea. The first, by Miguel Martinez (79:357-358 [March] 1968) was received in September and described an artificial endothelium. According to the authors of the second letter (Dohlman, C.H., et al: 79:360 [March] 1968), which was received on Jan 6, the work of Martinez inspired them to try bonding of silicone membrane to the front surface of dried corneas.Publication of these two letters in the same issue of the Archives should not becloud recognition of priority justly belonging
Posner A. POSNER TRANSLATION. Arch Ophthalmol. 1968;80(1):145. doi:10.1001/archopht.1968.00980050147023