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This publication of the papers presented at the International Symposium on Ocular Inflammatory Disease follows the conference date by slightly more than two years. The stated purposes of the meeting were to bring together several of the world's outstanding experts in the field of ocular inflammatory disease, and to convey both through formal lecture and round table discussion that material pertinent to making accurate diagnostic and therapeutic decisions. In reading down the list of the 20 contributors to the compiled symposium, there is little doubt that the first objective was certainly accomplished. The excellent index reveals, however, that while some new material is covered, there is a considerable review of the more well-established knowledge and techniques, with emphasis largely on diagnosis. The rarer the condition discussed the more basic science-oriented became some of these considerations.
The 36 well-illustrated papers cover almost every conceivable aspect of ocular inflammatory disease including immunologic
Pavan-Langston D. Ocular Inflammatory Disease. Arch Ophthalmol. 1974;92(3):270. doi:10.1001/archopht.1974.01010010278027