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January 1964

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Arch Ophthalmol. 1964;71(1):1. doi:10.1001/archopht.1964.00970010017001

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Some of us have long felt the need of a place in the literature for good illustrations of common eye diseases. Along with reports of the unusual and esoteric to which the Archives is properly committed, a page or two might be set aside for the accurate and esthetic documentation of the ordinary, by means of pictures.

To this end we are instituting in this issue a monthly series of colored illustrations depicting clinical conditions which are probably familiar to all of us but which we can profitably contemplate with more leisure and reflection on the printed page than in the patient. At times photomicrographs will accompany the illustrations and in all cases a synopsis of the relevant clinical data will be presented.

Recent developments in close-up photography and in color printing have greatly enhanced the educational value of these means of communication. Yet the cost of reduplication has discouraged

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