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November 28, 1903

SURGICAL TREATMENT OF HIGH MYOPIA.(SECOND PAPER.)

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MILWAUKEE, WIS.

JAMA. 1903;XLI(22):1321-1324. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.92490410011001a
Abstract

In an essay delivered before the Western Ophthalmological and Otolaryngological Association at New Orleans, Feb. 10, 1899, and published by Drs. Würdemann and Murray in the Annals of Ophthalmology, April, 1899, the authors noted the rarity of high myopia in America and the relative frequency of this condition in the ophthalmic statistical reports of Germany and other European countries. A number of statistical tables were given in this paper which have been amplified and are herewith appended. These are taken entirely from the authors' private practice during the last fourteen years, in which 10,500 pairs of glasses have been prescribed, this, of course, including renewals of prescriptions. The following table shows the refraction of 4,690 eyes under a cycloplegic:

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