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November 1938

Eingriffe am Auge.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1938;20(5):893-894. doi:10.1001/archopht.1938.00850230201019

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It is fortunate that a German translation of Blaskovics' textbook is now available. The original work was published in Hungarian about one year ago and was reviewed in the March 1937 issue of the Archives, page 567. The German edition has been written by Prof. A. Kreiker, a former assistant of Professor Blaskovics and now his successor as director of the University Eye Clinic in Debrecen, Hungary. Some additions have been made, and the important subject of the operative treatment of detachment of the retina has been enlarged and rewritten. Blaskovics' outstanding contribution to ophthalmology has been the surgical correction of lesions and deformities of the eyelids. It is natural, therefore, that the chapter on the eyelids takes up about one half of the volume and contains a description of many of the operations which have made the author famous. Blaskovics has been a pioneer in developing new methods in

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