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This annual report of the oldest specialty society in the United States presents again an interesting combination of useful and stimulating clinical articles. The most extensive communication is a clinical and histopathologic study on senile macular degeneration by Dr W. Richard Green and Dr Samuel N. Key from the Wilmer Institute in Baltimore. This is a most valuable contribution to this difficult topic. The Seventh Frederick H. Verhoeff Lecture was given by Professor Jules Francois and his topic was collagenase and collagenase inhibitors.
Other contributions deal with the relative value of idoxuridine against trifluorothymidine in superficial herpetic keratitis presented by Dr Peter R. Laibson and his group in Philadelphia, a case of bilateral endophthalmitis owing to congenital herpes simplex virus type 2 by Dr Yanoff and his group at the University of Pennsylvania, and a histological study on steroid-induced glaucoma by Dr George L. Spaeth and colleagues from the
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