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November 1929

Recent Advances in Ophthalmology.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1929;2(5):628-629. doi:10.1001/archopht.1929.00810020649018

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This work is given its deserved place by all students of ophthalmology as a supplement to the standard texts. The readers will welcome the author's service in gathering 370 additional references, and in increasing the volume of the text by about one-fourth, all accomplished in the short space of two years since the appearance of the first edition. There is no doubt that one of the best "advances" in recent years in the field of ophthalmology is this little book in its several editions. As never before, the busy ophthalmologist can follow the productive research work from the earth's four corners in a coherent and intelligent fashion in the time that he has for his reading.

The present edition goes a little further than its predecessor into the nature of light, and the transmission and absorption of light by the media of the eye. One notes with interest the

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