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September 1935

Bulletin of the Ophthalmological Society of Egypt.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1935;14(3):516-517. doi:10.1001/archopht.1935.00840090202018

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The thirty-first session of the Ophthalmological Society of Egypt was held on March 23, 1934, at the Giza Memorial Ophthalmic Hospital, with Dr. Mohammad Aziz Barrada presiding.

Dr. A. M. Sulliman, who had recently visited the European clinics, described Sinclair's and Elschnig's intracapsular cataract operations ; the orthoptic treatment of squint with the synoptophore ; iontophoresis in cases of glaucoma, using an epinephrine substitute ; sclerectomy with a trephine in performing cyclodialysis, and Weve's apparatus for localization of the tear in detachment of the retina.

Dr. Barrada described operations for detachment as performed by Guist, Lindner, Krückmann, Šafář, Larsson and Coppez, and Dr. A. Y. Fahmy described a combined operation for total detachment in which scleral resection was done, with application of potassium hydroxide to the exposed choroid. Dr. M. Sobhy Bey also made a few general remarks on the same subject.

The pathology of dacryocystitis was described, with the showing of

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