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February 1977

Ocular Examination: Basis and Technique

Arch Ophthalmol. 1977;95(2):336. doi:10.1001/archopht.1977.04450020137024

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The fact that this second edition had to appear five years after the first one speaks for the popularity of this book. The author has this time recruited two staff members from the University of Louisville who each contributed a chapter (Dr T. H. Lawwill and Dr P. R. O'Connor). In addition, there is a chapter by Dr B. P. Houser and Dr J. U. Toglia, both of Philadelphia, and one by Dr W. W. Wong of Honolulu. The book is mainly aimed at the beginner in ophthalmology, the ophthalmic assistant, or the orthoptist. It gives a short and precise introduction to the most important and most frequently used examination methods and instruments in ophthalmology. The first-year resident should find all these discussions most helpful, and the ophthalmic assistant finds in addition short chapters on major eye disease that should enhance his understanding of ocular pathologic abnormalities.

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