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Transactions of the Fourth Conference, dealing with glaucoma, is in direct contrast to the Third Symposium of 1958. The Third Conference was concerned mainly with clinical evaluation of the newer diagnostic aids. Since then the value of tonography in the diagnosis of sub-clinical and of suspected glaucoma is accepted as indisputable. The use of the tonograph not only in the diagnosis of glaucoma, but also in relationship to its clinical management, is covered very thoroughly; there are new concepts relating to the osmotic factors in the formation of aqueous. One provocative chapter deals with the consensual changes in intraocular pressure
Glaucoma: Transactions of the Fourth Conference, March 8, 9, and 10, 1959, Princeton, N. J.. Ann Intern Med. ;54:595–597. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-3-595_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(3):595-597.
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