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September 1942

Contact Lenses.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1942;28(3):568-569. doi:10.1001/archopht.1942.00880090202023

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It is said that in the two and one-half years since Mr. Obrig introduced his all plastic molded contact lens, he has manufactured and dispensed more contact lenses than had been used throughout the world in the entire period before 1939. Drawing on this large experience, he has produced a book which, in spite of natural partisanship in favor of his own method, is a unique and satisfactory exposition of the history, fitting, manufacturing technic and therapeutic applicability of contact lenses. (The ophthalmologist reading this work, especially the chapters on anatomy and physiology, should bear in mind that it is written by a highly skilled nonmedical technician for a largely nonmedical audience.)

Physicians and patients will find here the answers to many troublesome questions about contact lenses : They will learn that vision equal to that with ordinary spectacles can be achieved in every case, that contact lenses are virtually invisible

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