By Henry E. Juler, F.R.C.S., Junior Ophthalmic Surgeon to St. Mary's Hospital. Senior Assistant Surgeon and Pathologist to the Royal Westminster Ophthalmic Hospital, Moorfields; with one hundred and twenty-five illustrations. Published by Henry C. Lea's Son & Co. For sale by Jansen, McClurg & Co. Price, in leather, $5.50.
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Although there are some excellent additions by Dr.Chas. A. Oliver, the American editor, yet taken as a whole it is in no wise superior to many others already in the field, and in some respects much inferior. There is a great number of illustrations—one hundred and twenty-five—many of which are wholly uncalled for, and occupy space that could very well have been better utilized. What advantage to figure an entire set of Bowman's probes, a lachrymal syringe or a lid retractor?
The chromo-lithographic plates are, artistically considered, beautifully executed, yet those relating to diseases of the cornea and lens would puzzle more than aid a student in forming a diagnosis.
On some subjects the author has not kept up with ophthalmic progress. No reference is made to Hotz's operation for entropion (Knapp's Archives Ophth., vol. 8, p. 249) which is far superior to any previously devised. Dewecher's method of using
L. W.. Handbook of Ophthalmic Science and Practice. JAMA. 1885;IV(7):195–196. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02390820027020
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