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November 1932

Proceedings of All-India Ophthalmologic Society.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1932;8(5):789. doi:10.1001/archopht.1932.00820180161020

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The All-India Ophthalmologic Society, if it be a truly representative body, draws its membership from among men who have access to the greatest storehouse of ophthalmic material in the world. The possibilities inherent in such a congress are tremendous, and its proceedings should rank with our most valuable periodicals. Bearing this in mind, it is difficult not to be disappointed in this volume, the report of the second annual meeting.

With the exception of the opening addresses and an excellent essay by Shroff on "The Development of Indian Ophthalmology," the contributions are entirely clinical. This fact does not make for a well rounded publication. The views expressed on cataract surgery are interesting and in some cases helpful, but the prototype of most of the papers could be heard at any meeting of the eye section of any state medical society in this country. The very titles have a

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