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October 1949

News and Notes

Arch Ophthalmol. 1949;42(4):502. doi:10.1001/archopht.1949.00900050510015

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National Society for the Prevention of Blindness.  —The National Society for the Prevention of Blindness will hold a five day conference in conjunction with the interim session of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, March 26 to 30, 1950, at the Floridian Hotel, Miami Beach, Fla. The theme of the meeting will be "The Americas Unite to Save Sight"; and among the subjects to be discussed are current blindness prevention programs in countries of the Western Hemisphere, trachoma, industrial ophthalmology, ophthalmologic problems of school children and medical and social management of the glaucomas.Persons directly or indirectly concerned with the health and safety of the eyes will find this conference of interest. Details concerning the program may be obtained by writing directly to the National Society for the Prevention of Blindness, 1790 Broadway, New York 19.Reservations should be made in the near future with the Floridian Hotel, 540

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