Proceedings of the International Congress of Ophthalmology

Proceedings of the International Congress of Ophthalmology

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...relief, and the incurvation again recurs after some weeks or months have elapsed. Dr. SMITH, of Detroit: Mr. President, I had the pleasure some three years since of seeing a case on which Dr. Buller had operated in the Royal Ophthalmic Hospital, and since my return home I have operated on a number of cases in the same ' way during the past two years, and can testify, as does Dr. Green, to the success of the operation. With regard to the inflammatory process still going on, my experience has differed from Dr. Buller's. I have seen cases where there has still existed some inflammatory action, that were apparently relieved, though I must say that I have not been able to follow these cases up for a longer period than three months. The President then announced the next paper. ON BONY FORMATION IN THE PLACE OF THE LENS. BY P. D. KEYsER, M. D., or PHILADELPHIA BONY formations within the eyeball, although not very rare, are still of such interest to the ophthalmologist that I present the following rather rare case: H. P., aged eighteen years, consulted me in 1874 in regard to wearing an artificial eye on the left ball, the sight of which he had lost when he was a small child. He thinks he was hurt. There has been some inflammatory action in it three or four times, which never continued for any length of time. Upon examination, I found the cornea flattened, opaque, and atrophic. The remaining parts of the ball normal; T--1. N o hardness could be felt in the posterior part of the globe. The ball beingstill quite full, it would hardly admit of a good shell, and also fearing the irritation which might arise from its rubbing the cornea, I advised abscision of the cornea to form a better stump for the adaptation of an artificial eye, to which...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236988590
  • 9781236988591