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Whether or not one accepts the authors' assertion that fluorescence angiography has become an "indispensable tool in clinical and experimental ophthalmology," one must grant that Drs. Shikano and Shimizu and their publisher (Igaku Shoin, Ltd.) have presented a superb atlas to this end. They offer a series of fundus photographs and angiograms that exceed in quality and clarity any that are presently available in the literature. Especially outstanding are the final two illustrations consisting of montages of four fundus photographs and not less than 20 angiograms depicting a vascular anomaly of the retina. These are as pleasing esthetically as they are informative scientifically. The casual book-opener will do well to look at these plates first.
This is the first of many books on fluorescence angiography that may be reasonably expected in the near future. The field is a popular one and can be represented only by series of pictures. Cost