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June 1998

Emory ophthalmologist edits definitive textbook on corneal diseases

Cornea specialist George O. Waring III, M.D., professor of ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine, recently published the second edition of Corneal Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis and Management. Howard M. Leibowitz, M.D., a professor of ophthalmology Boston University School of Medicine, served as co-editor of the textbook.

For more than a decade, the first edition has been a best-selling textbook among ophthalmologists and residents and has been translated into Italian. The new 1,172-page edition offers updated and expanded information and innovative chapters specifically for resident surgeons and primary and comprehensive ophthalmologists. According to Dr. Waring, “This book fulfills the needs of resident ophthalmologists by being both a superb teaching tool as well as an in-depth reference source.”

The new edition provides fundamental information about examining and operating microscopes. It also includes extensive information on the advances in refractive surgery, including intracorneal rings, intraocular lenses and LASIK.

The text, which is published by W.B. Saunders Company, sells for $275 and can be ordered by calling 1-800-545-2522.

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