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January 1932

News and Notes

Arch Ophthalmol. 1932;7(1):158-159. doi:10.1001/archopht.1932.00820080170013

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Abstract

SOCIETY NEWS

Association for the Prevention of Blindness.—At the general assembly of the International Association for the Prevention of Blindness, Nov. 14, 1931, in Paris, Professor de Lapersonne, of France, was reelected president of the executive committee, and Dr. F. Humbert, of Switzerland, was reelected secretary general. It was announced at this meeting that a permanent secretariat will be established in the near future. Dr. Cridland, of Great Britain, speaking on the "Value of a Complete Investigation of the Causes of Blindness as a First Step in Prevention," suggested that, before a propaganda campaign was undertaken, better knowledge be obtained of the most frequent causes of blindness. He advocated uniform statistics on the causes of blindness in the different countries. This suggestion was accepted. Dr. F. Park Lewis, of Buffalo, vice president of the Association, among others, spoke on "Certain Rare Forms of Cataract of a

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