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July 1980

Practical Ophthalmic Microsurgery

Arch Ophthalmol. 1980;98(7):1308. doi:10.1001/archopht.1980.01020040160030

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This is a short introduction to microsurgical techniques as they apply to ophthalmology. The author discusses various models of the operating-room microscope and other microsurgical instruments. There is a contribution by Prof Saiichi Mishima from Tokyo on his model (Topcon) of a surgical microscope.

The text is clear and precise, and the illustrations are superb. This short introduction should be of benefit to every young resident in ophthalmology.

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