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June 1973

Lid Surgery—Current Concepts.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1973;89(6):524. doi:10.1001/archopht.1973.01000040526019

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Recent commercial trends favor disproportionately large print to attract a buyer's attention. One would deduce the same by viewing the title on the cover of Dr. Fox's recent publication. Obviously, as the title implies, the book contains the author's "current concepts" of lid surgery. The individual topics are well outlined and clearly defined, and, most of all, Dr. Fox's experience is added to the various chapters in his candid "comments." Though not an all-inclusive dissertation, the book covers the major aspects of lid surgery. It contains many useful points and may represent one of the author's best contributions by virtue of its readability and excellent classification. In its context, it does not offer new material for the ophthalmic plastic surgeon, but it may augment the armamentarium of procedures that are available to the average ophthalmic surgeon.

Excellent publications on the topic of blepharoptosis in the recent past make the one

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