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December 1936

OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF DETACHED RETINA: PRINCIPLES OBSERVED BY SIX INDIVIDUAL OPERATORS

Arch Ophthalmol. 1936;16(6):996-1000. doi:10.1001/archopht.1936.00840240096010

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Abstract

In a paper on general surgical subjects which I presented before the Brooklyn Ophthalmological Society on April 16, 1936, I read six résumés which I had previously obtained from the surgeons who will be named.

Each résumé was the personal expression of the points which seemed to the wirter to be most important in operating for detachment of the retina. It is seldom that one obtains an expression of opinion of this nature, and these citations of ophthalmologists distinguished and active in this work seem too valuable to remain unpublished.

As the communications were personal, I have obtained the consent of the author in each instance, and quote them in alphabetical order.

Mr. James Cole-Marshall, of London, wrote:

As regards the principal points in operating for detachment of the retina, I think that the operator should first make a careful examination of the patient and a thorough investigation of the

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