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Cataract: Its Etiology and Treatment.

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By CLAPP C. A.. , M.D., F.A.C.S., Professor of Ophthalmology University of Maryland, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology Johns Hopkins University; Foreword by Wilmer William H.Dr. . . 254 pages. Lea and Febiger; , Philadelphia: . 1934.. Price, $4.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1935;8(8):977-978. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-8-8-977_2
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Since cataract is one of the most frequent causes of poor vision in the old and not infrequently in the younger patient, its etiology, prevention, and treatment are of vital interest to every ophthalmologist and internist. This volume, "Cataract, Etiology and Treatment" is, it would seem, the rare combination of a wealth of facts in comprehensive form, collected into the smallest space feasible. It contains in addition to what the title implies, chapters on the development, comparative anatomy, anatomy, nourishment and growth, physiology and chemistry of the normal lens, and congenital anomalies of the lens other than cataract. The chapters




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