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March 1953

Office Management of Ocular Diseases.

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1953;49(3):373-374. doi:10.1001/archopht.1953.00920020382015

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This book is a timely contribution to modern ophthalmological literature. In a small volume, the author has incorporated not only a highly practical outline of therapy but also some of the most important points of diagnosis that one is apt to encounter in everyday ophthalmological practice.

The presentation of the various phases of ophthalmological office routine is clear and concise, and yet leaves out no essential details. The author manages to accomplish this in part by omitting many of the older classifications and subheadings, which have become obsolete in modern ophthalmological concepts.

His chapters on vision and optics are clearly presented, and his description of the practice of refraction brings out many practical hints, which obviously have arisen from an extensive clinical experience. The author goes into great detail on such subjects as the exact detail of evaluating visual acuity in a patient. Many small, but highly significant, points are

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