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June 1952

The Glaucomas

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1952;47(6):833. doi:10.1001/archopht.1952.01700030852014

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After almost 15 years of clinical investigation in the field of glaucoma and after reporting on phases of this investigation in numerous original articles, Sugar presents us with a monograph on the subject that he considers "the most fascinating" in ophthalmology. This sequence of events would lead one to expect a book made up principally of the author's many original contributions, arranged in as orderly and coherent a fashion as the material permits. This expectation is enhanced by the second paragraph in the author's preface:

No attempt is made to give every side of every question under discussion. Especially in those subjects in which original contributions have been made, the views are often one-sided since it is my feeling that only in this way can the student ophthalmologist acquire any feeling of confidence in his approach to the subject. Too many viewpoints, presented without comment, lead to confusion. It has

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