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March 1949

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Arch Ophthalmol. 1949;41(3):353-354. doi:10.1001/archopht.1949.00900040361008

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Sixteenth International Congress of Ophthalmology.  —The Sixteenth International Congress of Ophthalmology will be held in London, July 17 to 21, 1950. This is the first International Congress to be held for thirteen years. Any qualified medical practitioner may become a member of the Congress; others who are not so qualified but who have rendered service to ophthalmology and who are approved by the International Council of Ophthalmology will be eligible to attend. Relatives and friends of members will be welcomed as associate members and will be eligible to attend the opening and closing ceremonies and all social functions. The three official languages of the Congress are English, French and Spanish; any language, however, may be used. The subjects to be discussed are: (1) the role of the sympathetic system in the genesis of vascular hypertension and its effect on the eye, and (2) the clinical and social aspects

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