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Retinal Detachment: Principles and Practice

Felipe De Alba, MD, Reviewer
JAMA. 2010;303(12):1204. doi:10.1001/jama.2010.328.
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Written by Daniel Brinton and Charles Wilkinson, this third edition of Retinal Detachment comprises 280 pages arranged into 2 sections and 10 chapters, with 166 figures and 19 tables. The book belongs to the Ophthalmology Monographs series published in cooperation with the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The authors mention in the preface that the book is not a comprehensive textbook; instead, it is designed as an introduction to retinal detachment for the ophthalmology resident or as a condensed handbook for the ophthalmologist in practice. Brinton and Wilkinson have done a fine job with this goal in mind.


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