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December 23, 1950

Eyes and Industry (Formerly Industrial Ophthalmology)

JAMA. 1950;144(17):1531. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02920170111053

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In this edition, this well known textbook on industrial ophthalmology retains its authoritative preeminence in the field. It contains much of importance not only to the industrial surgeon and the ophthalmologist with a primary interest in the field but also to the ophthalmologist who may see as private patients persons whose condition of work may play an important role in ocular comfort and efficiency.

There is a discussion of the technics of visual testing in industry, visual skills in relation to the type of employment, visual standards and the possibilities of a corrective program. A special chapter on eye injuries caused by solid bodies is contributed by Dr. Albert C. Snell and should prove informative, especially to those charged with emergency treatment of eye injuries. Further chapters deal with damage from radiation and chemicals, types of protective goggles, illumination in industry and the place of the blind in industry. In

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