Ocular Therapeutics

Ocular Therapeutics

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...on pieces of cloth or boracic lint, or painted on the affected portions with a mop of absorbent cotton, may be used. Iodoform ointment, 0.5 gram to 100.0 grams (gr. vij ad Siij, oiss), zinc or tar vaseline, or Hebra's ointment for the face, all enjoy deserved popularity. Under the application of nitrate of silver in solution, or with the stick, excoriated parts heal rapidly. In phlyctenular pannus, yellow oxide of mercury ointment or calomel is indicated. McGillivray' (Dundee) recommends an ointment of atropine, 0.05 gram (gr.-fu), yellow precipitate o.i gram (gr. iss), cocaine, 0.15 gram (gr.-n), and vaseline or lanolin, 8.0 grams (5 ij). 1 "Centralblatt fur praktische Augenheilkunde," 1894,8. 391. / If eczema or severe conjunctivitis exist, cloths dipped in oil are to be laid upon the lids and covered with cold compresses (Schmidt-Rimpler). Rhagades produced by blepharospasm and lacrimation demand the use of the nitrate of silver stick. This treatment should be followed by the application of ointments, such as boracic acid, zinc, or Hebra's ointment, with subsequent massage. If irritative phenomena are absent, --that is, if there is no lacrimation or photophobia, --calomel is an excellent general remedy, and should be employed for several weeks after apparent recovery, since relapses are very prone to occur. Should convalescence be prolonged and calomel not be well borne, yellow oxide of mercury ointment may be substituted (Konigstein). In this stage, calomel itself may produce irritation, and it is, therefore, important to study all individual characteristics. In chronic pannus without irritation, the yellow oxide of mercury ointment, combined with massage, is of value. Steam or warm compresses in the form of tea-infusions, are...
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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236819020
  • 9781236819024