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April 1982

Clinical Neuro-ophthalmology

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Medical College of Virginia 1200 E Broad St Richmond, VA 23219

Arch Neurol. 1982;39(4):259. doi:10.1001/archneur.1982.00510160065022

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A text designed primarily for ophthalmologists, Clinical Neuro-ophthalmology is small, concise, and elegantly illustrated. The fundus photography and neuroradiology deserve special comment; the former is in excellent full color with a large format and the latter is of overall high definition and quality.

Despite the stated intent of the authors, it is difficult to determine for whom the book is appropriate. Some of its aspects are so elementary that they seem directed to medical students. Ophthalmologists may be dismayed with the extent of the section of neuroradiology, which takes up 60 pages, or one fifth of the entire book. Neurologists and radiologists may feel that the treatment of clinical neuro-ophthalmology lacks depth and may disagree with some neurologic discussions.

In recent years a number of texts on neuro-ophthalmology similar in size and scale have been published, generally at half the cost of this book, a point that most interested physicians

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