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Sidney Albert Fox

Born  1898

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    American ophthalmologist, born 1898.

    Biography of Sidney Albert Fox

    Sidney Albert Fox, MD, was an ophthalmologist who played a prominent role in the establishment of plastic eye surgery in the USA. His postgraduate courses in New York City and his textbooks  provided many ophthalmologists of the 1940-1960 era with a basic knowledge of ophthtalmic plastic surgery. I was fortunate to  attend several of his courses in New York City.

    Sidney Albert Fox, M.D-, F.A.C.S. was Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, New York University Post-Graduate Medical School; Chief, Eye Service, Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital, Goldwater Memorial Hospital, and Hospital for Joint Diseases.

    We thank William Charles Caccamise  Sr, MD, for information submitted.


    Postoperative glaucoma.
    Archives of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 1936, 16 (4): 585-608.

    Your Eyes. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1944.

    Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery. New York, Grune & Stratton, 1952.
    2nd edition, 1958. 4th edition 1970. 5th edition 1976, 684 pages..

    Surgery of Ptosis (Blepharoptosis). New York, Grune & Stratton, 1968.

    Lid surgery-current concepts. New York, Grune & Stratton, 1972. 170 pages.

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