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December 1950

Surgery of the Eye: Injuries.

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1950;44(6):913. doi:10.1001/archopht.1950.00910020926017

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This monograph is a concise presentation of the modern surgery of ocular injuries. It is concerned not so much with the history and development of plastic surgery as it is with clearcut, useful descriptions of those technics of repair which have been found successful in recent years. The first part of the book deals with traumatic lesions of the globe in such a brief fashion that it is little more than an outline. The second, more detailed section covers both primary and secondary repair of lacerations and deformities in and about the orbit. Here more than one surgical technic is often presented for the treatment of a given injury. These technics are those which should be a part of the armamentarium of any ophthalmic surgeon interested in plastic repair. In these descriptions the author is aided by a series of drawings and photographs, many of which are excellent. There are,

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