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July 1952

Ophthalmologie Clinique.

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1952;48(1):125-126. doi:10.1001/archopht.1952.00920010128019

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This new text of ophthalmology, written by Paul Bonnet, professor of clinical ophthalmology of the Faculty of Medicine at Lyons, France, is an excellent addition to our clinical texts.

Although evidently intended for those who are beginning the specialization of ophthalmology, it contains much of value to the seasoned practitioner in the methods of treatment advised by the author. Throughout the book treatment is given considerable place, and in detail.

The paper and printing are excellent, and the illustrations are unusually good. The author's style is particularly easy for those with a modicum of ability to read French. The only possible criticism which can be raised is the inadequacy of the index. This seems to be a common fault in most French publications. There are only 18 pages of index for a text of 1,256 pages. This is remedied somewhat by an analytical table of the material treated in the

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