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August 1938

A Text-Book of Ophthalmic Operations.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1938;20(2):344-345. doi:10.1001/archopht.1938.00850200182020

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The third edition of "A Text-Book of Ophthalmic Operations" is larger in format than the second edition and less in pagination. There are 12 chapters, in which are discussed in rotation operations on the muscles, operations for ptosis, operations on the lids, operations on the conjunctiva, enucleation, operations on the lacrimal apparatus, operations for cataract, after-cataract and glaucoma, respectively, and operations on the cornea, the sclerotic and the iris and for the removal of foreign bodies.

The content has been well arranged. The grouping of procedures, not always easy to accomplish, has been carefully worked out, as has also the division of operations into their respective stages. The latter serves as an excellent simplified guide for the student.

The illustrations, with the eye blocked in by a border to represent the lids, are adopted in this edition as previously. Though this manner of presentation is striking and novel and may

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