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January 1989

Ophthalmology Annual 1988

Arch Ophthalmol. 1989;107(1):26. doi:10.1001/archopht.1989.01070010028017

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Ophthalmology Annual 1988 contains 12 well-written and illustrated articles whose subject matter covers a broad field of interests.

The chapter on glaucoma consists of reviews of the management of angle closure and the infantile glaucomas. Patient treatment and surgical technique are well covered in these presentations.

John Crawford offers important information from his experience with lacrimal system problems in children. These articles include very helpful guidelines on intubation technique.

The editor's long-standing interest in childhood eye problems is reflected by a preponderance of articles that are of special interest to pediatric ophthalmologists. These include two articles on contact lens fitting in aphakic infants, an excellent review of nystagmus, a review of vision testing in infants and young children, and an informative review by Burton Kushner of patching for functional amblyopia.

" '... any chapter makes a pleasant evening's reading.' "

Other articles include a review of the pupil in neuro-ophthalmologic diagnosis, a review

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