MARLOW'S case was an unmarried woman of thirty years who suffered from irregular menstruation. Has had sick headaches all her life, much severer since she was fourteen years old. She had also other attacks, epileptic in character, becoming rigid with some convulsive movements and loss of consciousness for hours. After a correction of her refraction by R + 1. + 0.25 60°, L + 0.25 + 0.75 100°, the attacks ceased. This was five years ago, and there has been no recurrence.
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A look at the past . . .. Arch Ophthalmol. 1999;117(6):823. doi:10.1001/archopht.117.6.823