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April 1940

Traité d'ophthalmologie.

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Published under the auspices of the Société française d'ophthalmologie, by P. Bailliart, C. Coutela, E. Redslob, E. Velter and R. Onfray, general secretary. Eight volumes, pp. 8,058, with 176 plates in color. Subscription unbound edition, 2,500 francs ; bound edition, 2,800 francs. Single volume, 350 or 400 francs. Paris : Masson & Cie, 1939.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1940;23(4):886-887. doi:10.1001/archopht.1940.00860130980021

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Volumes I and II were reviewed in the October 1939 issue of the Archives, page 713.

Volume III (1,146 pages, 460 figures, 9 plates in color) contains three subdivisions with the following titles: "Technic" (continued), "Visual Anomalies" and "Pathology."

In the part on technic of the laboratory the following subjects are considered : chemical and serologic examination of the blood, spinal fluid and intraocular fluid, by A. Dubois-Poulsen ; bacteriology by L. Carrère ; elements of pathologic technic by L. Carrère, and animal parasites of the eye, by G. Senevet.

Motility of the eyeball and binocular vision are then described under the following headings : "Examination of Motility of the Eyeball," by Jean Nordmann, and "Examination of Binocular Vision," by René Onfray.

The second main subdivision, "Visual Anomalies" is divided into chapters with the following titles : "Hypermetropia," Astigmatism" and "Anisometropia," by H. Joseph ; "Myopia," by Jacques Mawas ; "Presbyopia and Troubles of Accommodation," by L.

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