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May 12, 1951

Physiology of the Eye: Clinical Application.

JAMA. 1951;146(2):220. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670020142033

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Twenty years ago the author of this new book on ocular physiology published a work entitled "Clinical Physiology of the Eye," which became the standard authoritative reference book on this fundamental phase of ophthalmology. For some years this has been out of print, and there has existed a great need for an up-to-date textbook on the subject. This volume is an entirely new book rather than a revision of the older text. The many advances in the understanding of the processes of ocular functions, especially relating to the formation of aqueous humor, the photochemistry of the retina and the problem of retinal function have necessitated new approaches.

In this monograph there is extensive, authoritative and adequate discussion of all phases of ocular physiology with a thorough analysis of all modern concepts. It would be impossible to give any detailed review of the contents except to point out that the physiological

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