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February 6, 1892

Lesson in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Diseases.

JAMA. 1892;XVIII(6):181-182. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411100029014

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The above is the title of a neat little volume designed for students and general practitioners. The need for such a work does not seem to be very pressing, in view of the fact that so many excellent treatises, in a compact form, on the subjects here considered, already exist.

There is certainly no justification for the omission in a work that purports to be a manual of diseases of the eye, of such important subjects as "conjunctival diseases" and the "determination of the necessity for wearing glasses." If the importance of constant repetition as a means of making deep and lasting mental impressions, be a sufficient excuse for the frequent exhibition of the same old truths in a slight change of, dress, surely these subjects should not be neglected.

The handy form of the volume may make it attractive to the busy practitioner, but the student will probably desire

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