For several years I have paid particular attention to the complications of trachoma, a disease that, according to statistics compiled by me, causes about 14 per cent of the ocular disorders in Brazil.
Besides studying the problems of a more or less theoretical value relating to this disease, I have paid attention to its therapy. As a result of my studies in this field I can now state that, with an opportune combination of remedies in association with technical methods which will be discussed in more detail in following articles, 1 have succeeded in obtaining the clinical cure of trachoma in all my patients.
I use the term clinical cure because I am under the impression that the disease, at least in some cases, remains in a latent stage, even though a careful objective examination and a study of tissue removed for biopsy prove that the process is
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