Phenomenal recoveries, other therapeutic means having failed, demonstrated that electricity can favorably modify tissue changes which medication is powerless to effect. . . . The writer said that no disease seemed to yield more certainly and completely to this treatment than vitreous opacity.
Reference: Coleman WF. Some personal experience in the use of electricity in ophthalmic practice. Arch Ophthalmol. 1906:446.
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