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Article
May 1977

Advances in Ophthalmology

Arch Ophthalmol. 1977;95(5):902. doi:10.1001/archopht.1977.04450050180038

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Abstract

This volume contains two reviews and four original articles. J. V. Aquavella's report on contact lenses in ophthalmology (34 pages, including 151 references) is easily readable, honest, and enthusiastic about hydrophilic lenses and statistics of the author's experience with them. A. Tenner's report on fluorescein angiography of the disc in glaucoma (German) (16 pages) is based mainly on Hayreh's model of the vascular supply of the disc. A segmental arrangement of perfusion patterns is shown, and glaucomatous field loss is attributed to nerve fiber bundle defects secondary to hypoperfusion of choroidal vessels; fluorescein angiography is considered to be ill-suited for the routine diagnosis of glaucomatous disc damage. J. M. Enoch discusses inverted telescopic correction for monocular aphakia (12 pages). The author methodically summarizes the steps necessary to fit a hard or soft overcorrecting contact lens (including product information) in combination with a minus spectacle lens to compensate for an estimated

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