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October 1936

Bulletin of the Ophthalmological Society of Egypt.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1936;16(4):722. doi:10.1001/archopht.1936.00840220180021

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This bulletin contains the papers read before the Ophthalmological Society of Egypt on March 22 and 23, 1935, at the Giza Memorial Ophthalmic Laboratory, with Dr. R. P. Wilson presiding. At this meeting Dr. Mahmoud Azmy El-Kattan was elected president of the society for the ensuing year.

In his opening address Dr. Wilson remarked that it was singularly appropriate that the next (fifteenth) International Congress of Ophthalmology was to be held in Cairo, as Egypt is the home of the earliest civilization and learning.

Thirty-six papers on varied subjects were read. Among other topics the following were considered: the ocular complications of endemic diseases (schistosomiasis, ancylostomiasis, ascariasis, leprosy, pellagra, typhoid fever and ocular myiasis), by Dr. El-Tobgy and Dr. Wilson; plastic operations for the restoration of the upper lid, by Dr. El-Tobgy ; extraction of cataract by the electrodiaphacic method of Lacarrére, by Dr. M. Khalil (this paper has

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