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This second edition of the "Documenta Ophthalmologica" is a welcome addition to literature on recent advances in ophthalmology. It is prefaced by a fitting tribute to the memory of Selig Hecht by George Wald.
The table of contents is as follows: "In Memoriam: Selig Hecht," G. Wald, New York; "Physiologic Optical Studies," A. von Tschermak-Seysenegg, Prague; "Physiologic Optics of the Visualization of Roentgenograms," W. Bronkhorst, Bilthoven, and J. ten Doesschate and F. P. Fischer, Utrecht; "Measurements of Fusion Frequency in the Clinic," R. Weekers and F. Roussel, Liége; "Mechanical Properties of the Tissues of the Eye," J. ten Doesschate and F. P. Fischer, Utrecht; "Apparatus and Method for Clinical Recording of the Electroretinogram," Gosta Karpe, Stockholm; "Early Diagnosis of Siderosis Retinae by Use of Electroretinography," Gösta Karpe, Stockholm; "Introduction to Experimental Trachomatology," L. Poleff, Rabat.
The general makeup of this volume is similar to that of volume I, but, in
Adler FH. Documenta Ophthalmologica. Volume II.. Arch Ophthalmol. 1949;41(2):249–250. doi:10.1001/archopht.1949.00900040254012
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