Ophthalmic Record: A Monthly Review of the Progress of Ophthalmology, Volume 8

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Fox, 1899
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Page 383 - Diseases of the Eye. By EDWARD JACKSON, AM, MD, Professor of Diseases of the Eye in the Philadelphia Polyclinic and College for Graduates in Medicine...
Page 370 - Resolved, That it is the opinion of the Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania that opticians are not qualified by their training nor are they legally qualified to perform the work of the oculist, and they should not be the consultants of regular physicians. Further, it is "Resolved, That all physicians are requested to call their brother-physicians in consultation, thus discountenancing the growing pretenses and assurances of the optician and his brother, the graduate optician, or, as he is...
Page 356 - papilledema" or marked difference suggests the cerebrum, and is, on the whole, in favor of the tumor being on the same side as the excess of neuritis, when there are other reasons for localizing one in the front of the cerebrum.
Page 524 - The recent or sudden development of symptoms, after attacks of severe illness, as typhoid fever, the exanthemata, etc. , or in association with more or less acute exacerbations of some general dyscrasia, is not sufficient evidence against ocular participation in causing the symptoms. 4. The participation of the eyes as an etiological factor in headache can be positively excluded only in the absence of ocular disease or after the most painstaking correction of any existing error of refraction or abnormality...
Page 306 - He has used it in a considerable number of cases in both hospital and private practice, and has been specially gratified by its effects on corneal ulcers. In several such cases which for many weeks dragged along with slight progress and frequent relapses, great improvement has been manifested from the use of holocaine, as shown by rapid diminution of the infiltration area, and later by healing of the ulcer. The method of application has been by flushing the conjunctiva!
Page 146 - There is color blindness at first; the color perception is ultimately restored within the central field. 7. The ophthalmoscopic picture is that of white atrophy. 8. Experiments on dogs show that there is atrophy of the entire optic tract. 9. The same experiments show that the cells of the cuneus are probably not affected.
Page 314 - But if the patient is seen after he has a fully developed " black eye," hot compresses and massage are required. The affected portion is smeared over with vaseline and is rubbed for ten minutes several times a day. By frequent massage and continuous applications the discoloration may be almost entirely removed within twenty-four hours. The professional "black eye" artists use, for several hours, a poultice of the scrapings of a root, the nature of which they keep secret, but which the author thinks...
Page 130 - If he sees fit to send certain cases to a specialist, he displays a magnanimity unparalled in other fields of labor. We will admit that in many instances his training and equipment are inadequate in some of the departments now presided over by specialists. The advancement of medicine and surgery has made it difficult for any one man to keep abreast of the entire field. He frequently recognizes that his knowledge in some one department is deficient. He is honest and tells the patient so. The patient...
Page 236 - In 1 886 the patient's vision was quite good ; in 1891 he had diplopia, from which he recovered. His color vision remained good till 1897 and he complained of defective sight shortly before being seen in July, 1898. When first seen the vision of the right eye was ^y and that of the left eye was fa.
Page 632 - It has been computed that one person in every 800 is blind to the x-rays. That is to say, when looking through the fluoroscope, they are utterly unable to observe the bones of the body, coins, or any other object which is clearly distinguishable by the ordinary observer.

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