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March 1983

Twenty-five Years of International Ophthalmology (1957-1982)

Arch Ophthalmol. 1983;101(3):497. doi:10.1001/archopht.1983.01040010497046

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This book is an update on the history of international ophthalmology presented by Professor François, who has been a member of the International Council all these years.

The first part deals with the International Congresses from 1958 in Brussels up to the 1982 congress in San Francisco. Each congress is described in a few short paragraphs and illustrated with pictures, mainly of the president and the general secretary of the appropriate congress.

The second part describes the International Council and lists its members up to the present time. The third part deals with the International Federation of Ophthalmological Societies and lists all the participating organizations.

The final part discusses the recipients of the Gonin Medal during the last 25 years.

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