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August 24, 1957

Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology

JAMA. 1957;164(17):1990. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980170130021

This new edition, coming 10 years after the first, is the most comprehensive work presently available to English speaking ophthalmologists. New case histories have been added and obsolete concepts have been dropped. The author makes liberal use of his wide personal experience. Because of the decreasing infant mortality, the chapter on abnormalities and diseases of the eye and the central nervous system is of particular importance and warrants careful study. On the other hand, because of the increasing life span, the chapter on degenerative, toxic, and metabolic diseases and vascular lesions demands study by the progressive ophthalmologist. The chapter on toxic and metabolic diseases contains classical, concrete, and clear descriptions of diseases discussed in very few textbooks. Whenever the original article on a particular subject is especially interesting, the author so states and recommends that it be read in its entirety. This monumental work should be made available, either in

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