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July 30, 1910

Diseases of the Eye.

JAMA. 1910;55(5):425. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330050063033

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Much new material has been added in the sixth edition of this work and the former work thoroughly revised. Almost every department has been amplified. In refraction the use of the crossed cylinder is discussed. Especially valuable is the part dealing with the important subject of the relation of nasal accessory sinus disease to disease of the ocular apparatus. Many new operative procedures are described, notably those of Herbert and La Grange, for establishing filtering cicatrices in glaucoma, and the Smith operation for the removal of cataract in the capsule. The chapter on plastic operations about the orbit and on the lids has been enlarged. The author's well-known and recent work on papilledema in brain tumor has been added. The subject of vaccine therapy has also been fully dealt with and especial attention has been given to ocular tuberculosis and the use of tuberculin in diagnosis and treatment. Altogether, this text-book

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