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December 1955

Advances in Ophthalmology.

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1955;54(6):959. doi:10.1001/archopht.1955.00930020965026

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The fourth edition of this continued report on the advances made in ophthalmology covers the following subjects:

Orbital Implants, D. P. Choyce, London

Gonioscopy, J. François, Gent

Physical Optics and Dioptrics, M. C. Colenbrander, Leiden

Teratology of the Eye Itself and Its Relation to the Rest of the Organism, P. J. Waardenburg, Leiden

Embryology of the Eye in Relation to General Somatic Embryology, P. J. Waardenburg, Leiden

Cornea and Sclera: Review of the Literature from 1946 to 1951, Pt. I, S. Forni, Geneva

Only two sections are in English, the one on Orbital Implants and the one on Physical Optics, so that the usefulness of this book is limited to those who read both German and French, as well as English. Undoubtedly the European ophthalmologists will find this of greater value than we in this country, who are not so facile in languages. As usual, the printing and illustrations are

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