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April 1971

Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Up-to-Date.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1971;85(4):516-517. doi:10.1001/archopht.1971.00990050518021

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The previous publications by each of the named authors have found a significant addition in this compact book. It keeps the promise made in the title and should remain "up-to-date" for a long time.

The exacting documentation in the discussion of newer anatomical concepts of the ocular adnexa by Lester Jones supports his well proven thesis of a thorough knowledge of anatomicophysiological details as the basis for any good ophthalmic plastic and reconstruction surgery. This same searching concept is reflected in the chapters on ptosis and newer lacrimal developments.

The profound clinical and surgical experiences of both Drs. Mustarde and Callahan become apparent in their most capable discussions of an array of ophthalmic plastic topics reaching from lid, socket, and medial canthal reconstructions and improved techniques in the treatment of congenital anomalies to as far as orbital bone surgery. Recent concepts in the treatment of entities like chronic blepharospasm or

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