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July 1991

External Disease and Cornea: A Slide-Script Program

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Boston, Mass

Arch Ophthalmol. 1991;109(7):929. doi:10.1001/archopht.1991.01080070041025

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External Disease and Cornea has been revised and updated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology from its excellent 1981 version. The new program is even better.

"The new program is even better."

The slide-script program is intended to supplement section 7 of the academy's Basic and Clinical Science Course dealing with external disease and cornea. The program consists of fifty-two 35-mm slides, each of excellent quality, representing common or clinically important conditions. The slides include graphics and composites demonstrating several key features of one condition on the same slide. Many of the slides are from the first edition. The major improvement in the program is the accompanying guide in which a black-and-white photograph of each slide is printed above the descriptive text. This feature makes the program extremely "user friendly" when scanning the slides for pattern recognition or teaching. The slide program is organized in an anatomic fashion moving from

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