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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.
Saving Eyesight After Mid-Life. JAMA. 1927;89(7):545. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690070055035
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