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January 1948

Office Treatment of the Eye.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1948;39(1):118. doi:10.1001/archopht.1948.00900020121023

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This book is probably the most complete volume on ocular therapy that has appeared in recent years. It is a large book; yet it is well organized, with an excellent index, so that it should make a convenient reference text. While the material presented is largely the viewpoint of the author, the great majority of his ideas are orthodox and represent standard procedures that are generally accepted.

One of the important features of this book is the minute detail with which simple procedures, such as the removal of a conjunctival foreign body, are described. The careful presentation of fundamentals should make it of particular value to the beginner in ophthalmology. There is also such a wealth of material, obviously drawn from vast experience, that even the older practitioner should find much of interest and value.

Of course, no one will agree with everything in this book. Many will feel that

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