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September 1990

Current Therapy in Ophthalmic Surgery

Author Affiliations

Providence, RI

Arch Ophthalmol. 1990;108(9):1223. doi:10.1001/archopht.1990.01070110039016

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Abstract

Current Therapy in Ophthalmic Surgery is a significant undertaking. Due to the extensive amount of new knowledge in the field, it is perhaps an unattainable challenge to keep this publication within the bounds of a single, 352-page volume. However, the editors have assembled an impressive group of authors to meet this difficult goal. The editors are to be commended for carefully picking a representative group of contributors who offer a wide range of regional diversity, experience, and interests. They provide a blend of highly informative reading.

"... fulfills its goal for anterior segment surgery..."

From the first to the last page they stress what is current. In the initial chapter on anesthetic agents, the authors discuss the newer peribulbar techniques and pharmacologic agents for local and general anesthesia. In the last chapter, the contributors provide information on endophthalmitis, including the newest antibiotics and material on the status of the controversy

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