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The thirty-sixth annual congress of the Ophthalmological Society of Egypt was held on March 24 to 25, 1939, at the Memorial Ophthalmic Laboratory in Giza. The president, Dr. Mohammad Mahfouz Bey, opened the congress, and a number of interesting communications were presented, which included one on ocular lesions due to infection with Onchocerca in Egypt, by Dr. M. Khalil Bey, and a symposium on non-suppurative keratitis.
In addition, Dr. Rowland P. Wilson gave a preliminary report on the treatment of trachoma with sulfonamide compounds ; Dr. M. Khalil described keratoplasty ; Dr. Elia Nashed spoke on quinine amblyopia, and Dr. P. Sander reported on a visit of Dr. Mathra Dass, of Lahore, India, to the Indian hospitals and the Gojra Civil Hospital, of which Dr. Harshajian Singh is director.
Knapp A. Bulletin of the Ophthalmological Society of Egypt.. Arch Ophthalmol. 1940;24(3):615. doi:10.1001/archopht.1940.00870030193027
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