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Among the important articles in this volume of the encyclopedia are those on the literature of ophthalmology, in which a consecutive account of the development of ophthalmologic works, journals, etc., from early history to the present, is given; the ophthalmoscope and ophthalmoscopy, an extensive article, quite thoroughly covering the field; the orbit, its diseases and injuries, and operations on the orbit; ocular parasites, an extensive article, reminding the ophthalmologist of the comparative frequency and great variety of parasites invading the eye; Parinaud's conjunctivitis; a historical article on Paul of Aegina, with an enumeration of the eye subjects that he described, and comments on them; the perimeter and perimetry, an extended article with an extensive bibliography on an important subject; and a brief but good article on the optic nerve, its diseases, degenerations, injuries, etc., all of which are up to the well maintained standard of the previous volumes.
American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology. JAMA. 1918;71(2):144. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.1918.02600280066029
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