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July 1975

Atlas of Veterinary Ophthalmoscopy

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Columbus, Ohio

Arch Ophthalmol. 1975;93(7):546. doi:10.1001/archopht.1975.01010020562029

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This well-illustrated volume will undoubtedly aid in filling the great void that has long been apparent in the annals of American veterinary ophthalmoscopy. The book is well-organized, and its ten chapters are presented in a logical sequence, the initial ones providing information on the examination of the ocular fundus and its interpretation. Included are brief discussions of direct and indirect ophthalmoscopy, biomicroscopy, fundus photography, fluorescein angiography, and electroretinography.

The largest chapter deals with the fundus of the dog, this being the most frequent companion and laboratory animal. Ensuing chapters are devoted to the fundus of the cat, horse, ruminants and pig, rat and rabbit, and monkey. "The Fundus in Experimental Drug Toxicity" is an essential chapter for anyone involved in pharmacologic and toxicologic evaluations. The brief concluding chapter on therapy of diseases of the fundus is terse; however, it should be considered as an added feature rather than an integral

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