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March 12, 1938

Developmental Abnormalities of the Eye

JAMA. 1938;110(11):836-837. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790110062026

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Any attempt to deal intelligently with developmental abnormalities of the eye must fall of its own weight unless supported by comprehensive knowledge of the embryology of the human eye and of animal eyes, as well as by a wide clinical experience from which a great deal of information concerning pathologic conditions of the eye has been gathered at first hand. The author of this book is peculiarly fitted by her extensive studies in embryology and comparative anatomy, and by a wide clinical experience, to correlate abnormalities of the eye that may seem to be pathologic, in the sense that they are the sequelae of disease, with the development of that organ under influences that are normal or abnormal. The method of approach to the subject that is of importance to a clinician is a logical exposition of the sequence of events during the stages of early development of the eye

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