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The eye is among the smallest of the organs in the human body. Its physical size should not, however, be taken as a measure of its complexity. From its roots as a self-limited specialty in which the practitioner could reasonably "know" all that was needed to diagnose and treat patients, ophthalmology has been transformed into a general field of medicine with ever widening boundaries of knowledge. The traditional subspecialties of corneal disorders, glaucoma, and retinal diseases, are now joined by oculoplastics, pediatric ophthalmology, ocular oncology, ocular immunology, neuro-ophthalmology, and ocular pathology. It should therefore be no surprise that the covers
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Inherited Eye Diseases: Diagnosis and Clinical Management. Ann Intern Med. 1992;116:432. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-116-5-432_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(5):432.
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