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May 1983

Current Management in Ophthalmology

Arch Ophthalmol. 1983;101(5):831. doi:10.1001/archopht.1983.01040010831036

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As stated in the preface, this book by 17 authors is intended to bring practical information up to date on procedures for and diagnosis and treatment of a timely selection of 18 ocular conditions. These include ocular herpes, abnormalities of the tear film, fungal keratitis, conjunctival transplantation for corneal epithelial abnormalities, the use of extendedwear contact lenses, pharmacologic treatment of glaucoma, infantile glaucoma, cyclopexy for hypotony due to traumatic cyclodialysis, orbital lesions in children, the posterior fixation suture in limitations of extraocular movements, intraocular lens implantation in children, posterior ocular injury, complications of pars plana vitrectomy, toxoplasmosis, basal cell carcinoma of the lids, entropion and ectropion surgical failures, thyroid ophthalmopathy, and migraine.

These presentations are definitely review papers, representing the personal views of the authors and supported by a considerable number of references. The value of each paper varies considerably, and much of the material presented is elementary and well-known

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