Written for the layman, this revised edition presents in simple, concise language the most interesting and important information about eyes desired by patients. Among the abnormalities discussed are cataract, glaucoma, muscular anomalies, refractive errors, injuries, and infections. The fundamentals of ocular development, anatomy, physiology, and hygiene are briefly presented. The objective discussion of current controversial subjects such as contact lenses, cycloplegics, ocular exercises, eye glasses, eye strain, and vitamins is especially good. This book can be read with profit by ophthalmologists and other physicians because it facilitates clear, authoritative answers to many patients' inquiries and is an aid in preparing educational talks to laymen. Intelligent laymen who have read this book agree that it is interesting and informative. One suggested that several of the more technical discussions, including that on cranial nerves, should be condensed.
In the next edition, greater emphasis should be placed on the aggravating effect of emotional