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September 1982

Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society, 1981

Arch Ophthalmol. 1982;100(9):1510. doi:10.1001/archopht.1982.01030040488023

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Abstract

The 117th annual meeting of the American Ophthalmological Society (AOS) was conducted in Hot Springs, Va, at which 21 papers were presented on the following subjects: keratophakia, contact lenses, radial keratotomy, giant retinal breaks, radiation retinopathy, congenital absence of the superior oblique tendon, orbital exenteration, polymicrobial keratitis, treatment of dendritic ulcer with acyclovir or vidarabine, diabetic keratopathy, retrobulbar block, familial exudative vitreoretinopathy, use of autogenous fascia lata, the superior rectus, goniophotocoagulation in open-angle glaucoma, aniridia and mental retardation, treatment of intraocular tumors with sodium iodide I125, oxygen therapy for proliferative diabetic retinopathy, central serous choroidopathy, macular detachment associated with systemic diseases, and histopathologic characteristics of central retinal vein occlusion. One of the better aspects of the meeting recorded in the transactions is the discussion of each paper, which is opened by a previously invited discussant followed by informal comments.

Also included in the transactions are 11 theses, accepted as a

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