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March 1968

System of Ophthalmology

Arch Ophthalmol. 1968;79(3):353. doi:10.1001/archopht.1968.03850040355027

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As might be expected volume 10 of Sir Stewart Duke-Elder's System of Ophthalmology matches its predecessors both in content and style. The author's particular interest in this volume is made clear in the preface: of all the books in this series, this has been the most satisfactory and important to write—satisfying partly because the retina is the great meeting place between ophthalmology and general medicine and partly because it has been the site of the most rewarding advances in ophthalmic surgery seen in our generation—. In general, the table of contents follows closely that of the retinal section in volume 3 of the Textbook of Ophthalmology, but the original 380 pages have been expanded to 878 and the illustrations from 359 to 885. No clinical ophthalmologist can afford to be without this most comprehensive treatise on retinal disorders available in the English language.

Again we are in debt to Sir

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