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August 13, 1927

Saving Eyesight After Mid-Life.

JAMA. 1927;89(7):545. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690070055035

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The Harvard Health Talks now include fifteen subjects, well presented for general audiences. This book on eyesight may be recommended to any reader. It concludes that a periodic examination by an oculist is necessary because of the insidious onset of degenerative disease of the eye, that cataract may be part of a systemic condition of which changes in the lens are but one manifestation, and that glaucoma can usually be held in check if the patient will secure early optical examination.

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