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It is widely accepted that a certain knowledge and understanding of ophthalmic pathology is essential to the successful solution of many clinical problems confronting the ophthalmologist. The extent of that "certain knowledge" is not easily definable, but, this small, superbly organized text must very nearly satisfy a basic minimum. Should the resident, or otherwise ambitious ophthalmologist, dedicate himself to the assimilation of all that is contained in this book, he would, indeed, be a wellrounded practitioner.
Although the book is arranged in such a way that it could be used as a quick reference source, it is probably better suited as a textbook. It is written clearly and simply and it reads easily. It is not extensively illustrated and, therefore, cannot be used in lieu of an atlas. The photomicrographs that are used, nevertheless, are of excellent quality and serve to emphasize important points that are described in the written
Frayer WC. Ocular Pathology. Arch Ophthalmol. 1973;90(1):87. doi:10.1001/archopht.1973.01000050089024