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It is not often that a man has the privilege, by living long enough, of seeing his dreams come true. Rochon-Duvigneaud, now in his middle eighties, but in no way less alert than when I first knew him, over a quarter of a century ago, seems to have had this luck. He was one of the most prominent French ophthalmologists by profession, but he strikes one as having always been a zoologist and a student of comparative anatomy by taste. He retired from active duty in the Laennec Hospital, Paris, in 1926 and has spent the last fifteen years in collecting his previous papers, completing his studies of animal eyes and writing this remarkable book on the eyes and vision of the vertebrates.
Chapter 1, which contains 150 pages, gives a description of the human eye, with constant reference to similar structures in animals. Chapter 2 (30 pages) deals with
Hartmann E. Les yeux et la vision des verébrés. Arch Ophthalmol. 1947;38(3):412–413. doi:10.1001/archopht.1947.00900010421017
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