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September 1943

Transactions of the Ophthalmological Society of Australia (British Medical Association).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1943;30(3):420. doi:10.1001/archopht.1943.00880210144017

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The table of contents lists twenty-five excellent articles, covering a wide field in ophthalmology, presented at the third annual meeting of the Ophthalmological Society of Australia (British Medical Association), held at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Melbourne, on Oct. 15, 1941. Among the subjects are vision in relation to aviation, lighting in industry and a survey of blindness. Perhaps the most original paper is on the association of cataract with German measles, by N. McAlister Gregg. In this article it is stated that in the first half of 1941 an unusual number of cases of congenital cataract were observed in Sydney. Similar cases were reported from widely separated parts of Australia. On closer investigation it was found that the condition occurred in the form of a mild epidemic in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. The total number of cases were 78, while the author's own cases came to

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