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July 1947

1946 Year Book of Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1947;38(1):130. doi:10.1001/archopht.1947.00900010133016

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In the 1946 Year Book of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat, Dr. Louis Bothman, editor of the section on the eye, brings a special article on the medical treatment of glaucoma. A plea is made for the medical treatment of glaucoma, with the statement that the tension in many cases can be controlled with miotics, without serious loss of vision or fields, and that carcholin (an ophthalmic preparation of carbaminoylcholine chloride) is found to be a most satisfactory drug for the treatment of glaucoma. A complete survey then follows of the articles that have appeared in the ophthalmologic literature during the previous year, arranged according to the usual anatomic classification. Many of the articles are illustrated, and the editor has often added interesting and valuable comments from his own experience. Chapters on injuries and on surgical procedures are added, and under the title "General and Miscellaneous" the reader will

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