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June 1963


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Arch Ophthalmol. 1963;69(6):840. doi:10.1001/archopht.1963.00960040845036

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Dr. Delgado's letter was referred to Dr. Brockhurst, who offers the following reply:

To the Editor:  —I appreciate very much Dr. Delgado's letter regarding my editorial. I am afraid that he has interpreted the work as if it were a scientific report rather than an editorial which by definition represents the opinion of the writer.If Dr. Delgado will read the editorial carefully, he will find that I believe physicians can insure better ophthalmoscopy of their aphakic patients' fundi if full iridectomies are performed. What is more important, however, is that patients with cataract, who are known to have retinal disease, deserve to have an operation which will afford the best visibility of their fundi.It is my opinion that an easily observed fundus is of much greater value to the patient than a round pupil which may or may not be a factor in photosensitivity. In regard to the

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