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April 2, 1904

Diseases of the Eye.

JAMA. 1904;XLII(14):908. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02490590042022

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This book is dedicated to the memory of Ludwig Mauthner of the University of Vienna, the author's teacher, who he describes as the greatest operator of his day. The author declares that the treatise is the outgrowth of a series of lectures delivered during the last ten years at the Medico-Chirurgical College and Hospital. The book is, therefore, of a practical character, is divested of hazy theories, and is written in a plain and masterful manner. Of course, a great deal of the book is necessarily a rehash of other books, but Dr. Fox has brought each subject thoroughly up to date. It is a valuable addition to ophthalmologic literature, and will be of especial value to the student and general practitioner, who desire to keep well posted in this special avenue of labor. Considerable space is justly given to the therapeutics of the x-ray, which, considering the growing

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