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July 7, 1906

INSTILLATION OF PURE CARBOLIC ACID INTO THE EYE.

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DENISON, TEXAS.

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(1):37. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.25210010037002

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Abstract

Patient.  —Miss L. W. called at my office April 11, in the forenoon, stating to me that she had got something in her right eye the evening before and that it was causing her much pain.

Examination.  —I found a very small cinder located on the superior quadrant of the cornea on the temporal side.

Treatment.  —After using a few drops of a 2 per cent. solution of cocain I removed the cinder very gently with a dull spud, and then flushed the eye with warm boric solution.

Further History.  —About 6 p. m. of the same day I met her on the street and she told me that her eye was paining her considerably, and on inspection I found it very red and inflamed. I prescribed:M. Sig.: Instil four or five drops into the eye every three hours. She used the medicine that evening and next morning.At

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