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Practice of Ophthalmology.
—The resolution in regard to the practice of ophthalmology, as originally introduced and printed in the Journal (see vol. xxxii, pages 1337,1373), was revised as follows by the special committee, composed of Drs. Thomas H. Fenton and Louis J. Lautenbach, Philadelphia; and Dudley S. Reynolds, Louisville, endorsed by the ophthalmologic section and adopted by the Association at the third general session.Resolved, That the application of lenses in such cases is treatment of errors of refraction in the eyes requires a knowledge of pathology and therapeutics.Resolved, That the applica tion of lenses in such cases is a part of the practice of medicine to be undertaken by no one not qualified to practice medicine and surgery.
Association News. JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(7):427. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450590057035
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