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May 1974

Symposium on Ocular Therapy

Arch Ophthalmol. 1974;91(5):427. doi:10.1001/archopht.1974.03900060439024

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Much practical information of interest to clinical ophthalmologists is presented in the current volume of the annual Symposium on Ocular Therapy, which has become such a popular fixture of the meetings of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology.

The 1972 symposium presents 12 chapters by 18 contributors. Almost all have some direct bearing on ophthalmic practice. If one were to select arbitrarily the chapters likely to be of broadest interest to the majority of ophthalmologists, I would suspect that heading the list would be "Problems With Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors" (W. Morton Grant); "The Effect of Pilocarpine Ocusert on Ocular Pressure" (Mansour F. Armaly and Kosaraju R. Rao); and "Acupuncture and Consideration of Placebo Effects" (William H. Havener).

"Herpes Therapy" (Herbert E. Kaufman) and "Therapy of Chronic Adenoviral Infection" (Peter R. Laibson) and "Systemic Antifungal Therapy of Intraocular Fungal Infections" (Theodore W. Lieberman) relate to specific infectious diseases in a

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