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September 21, 1912


JAMA. 1912;LIX(12):992-998. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270090236038

Since adopting the practices herein to be outlined, it hasemed to me that the most fertile field in the treatment of the graver eye diseases and injuries is, s, likese, the least known and most neglected. Prior to the spring of 1904, descriptions of the methods of using, and the results obtained from, subconjunctival injections had not aroused in me sufficient enthusiasm to casue the practice to be put to trial. My first efforts were limited to salt solution only, and a few with bichlorid of mercury. Desiring a better knowldege than had been obtained from desultory reading of current journals, my earnest efforts were given to study of Darier's "Ophthalmic Therapeutics," which had been put on a shelf unappreciated. To his teachings and practice due acknowledgment is made for much of the contents of this paper, while I hope that there has been sufficient variety and extension added in

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