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International Ophthalmology 1982–2007
  1. James Kim
  1. Correspondence to James Kim, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Mail code i13, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA; kimj{at}

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Naumann Gottfried O H, Gloor Balder P, Watson Peter G. Published by Haßfurter Medienpartner GmbH & Co. KG, Haßfurt, Germany, 2010, pp 213, free (softcover) CD, Provided free of charge by International Council of Ophthalmology. ISBN 978-3-00-031103-1.

International Ophthalmology 1982–2007 gives a well-organised and comprehensive account of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) during the period 1982–2007. The book is written by the former President of the ICO, G O H Naumann MD, who provides an inside perspective of the events and initiatives of this organisation during this 25-year period. The first 100 years have been summarised in three historical texts by Edward Treacher-Collins (1933), J W Nordeson (1954) and Sir Stewart Duke-Elder (1958). The fourth text of International Ophthalmology …

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