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January 14, 1905

The Pathology of the Eye.

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(2):143. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500290063021

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This is the most complete work of its kind ever undertaken in any language. Even in Germany the "Ginsberg Manual" is the only book which may be said to compare with Mr. Parsons' work. The first volume by its excellence promises much for those that are to follow. The work presents more than its title indicates; it abounds in practical applications of pathology to the surgery and treatment of eye diseases. In discussing a given condition, in addition to its pathology and histology Mr. Parsons has collected the theories and opinions of the world's authorities and has most successfully welded them into a very practical, homogeneous whole. Many of the more valuable of the late methods of laboratory technic are also given. The illustrations are taken chiefly from photographs, another good point, since the advanced student no longer needs schematic drawings, but prefers to see things as they really are to be seen under the microscope. There might, with advantage, be

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